Palpable concern has gripped residents of Kano because the State Ministry of Well being introduced it has recorded the primary COVID-19 dying on Wednesday night.
The announcement got here by way of the ministry’s official Twitter deal with @SMOH however didn’t reveal the id of the deceased and no a lot particulars in regards to the dying.
Malam Usman Abdulhakeenm, a resident of Janbulo space of Kano, expressed shock over the incidence, saying “I concern for Kano’’.
He stated that the scenario was worrisome because the onset of the primary case, who was stated to have been to many locations when he returned to Kano.
One other resident of Rijiyar Zaki, Alhaji Ibrahim Imam additionally expressed disappointment over the event, saying that it was unlucky.
Imam appealed to residents to remember that the virus “has actually began taken impact within the state’’.
He urged the individuals to be cautious.
“We have to know that the illness is actual because it had already began claiming a life within the state.
“Let’s maintain ourselves and households protected.’’
NAN stories that the Kano State Ministry of Well being had late Wednesday, reported one dying of a coronavirus affected person within the state.
The report got here as a shock to many residents, particularly with the affirmation of 12 new instances.
In the meantime, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje has ordered a whole lockdown of the state for seven days, starting from 10.00 p.m. on Thursday.
The Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) had on Wednesday, reported 34 new instances COVID-19, bringing whole confirmed instances to 407 nationwide.
Abstract of the report indicated that Lagos recorded 18, Kano with 12, whereas Katsina recorded two and one instances every in Delta and Niger.
“As at 11.20 p.m. April 15, there are 407 confirmed instances of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.
“A complete of 128 have been discharged with 12 deaths,’’ NCDC had introduced on its Twitter deal with, Wednesday evening.