By Ahmed Rufa’i, Dutse
Jigawa state on Sunday recorded second loss of life of COVID-19. It was a case of a pregnant girl in Zareku ward of Miga native authorities of the state.
Reviews from the state indicated that the girl is among the many 5 confirmed COVID-19 circumstances within the state early final week. She died on the isolation middle in Duste, the state capital.
A member of the state activity pressure who confirmed this to information males mentioned the girl bled to loss of life because of miscarriage she had on the isolation middle.
In the meantime, a member of the family who requested for anonymity says, they’ve acquired the corpse from the officers of NCDC and have buried her within the village, based on Islamic rights .
The state at present has 9 circumstances confirmed by the state commissioner of Well being, and the chairman of the state activity pressure, Dr Abba Zakari.
In the meantime the Jigawa state Authorities to this point recognized a complete of 950 non indigenes Almajiris leaving at 43 ‘tsangaya’ colleges in Kazaure native authorities space and cordon to keep away from mass contacts with the folks within the space as a part of measures curb the unfold of COVID-19.
This was disclosed by the Particular adviser to the governor on non secular and chieftaincy affairs Alhaji Mujitapha Sale Kwalam mentioned 950 almajirai would benefit from the free feeding train as directed by Governor Muhammed Badaru Abubakar.
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Alhaji Mujitapha mentioned this on Sunday whereas flagging-off the feeding train on the palace of the Emir of Kazaure explaining that, “all almajirai recognized in tsangaya colleges inside the lock down native governments areas because of the covid-19 virus could be fed by the state authorities”.
He mentioned to this point 70 luggage of rice, 200 luggage of millet, 3230 litres of cooking oil and money value N300,000 could be shared amongst the tsangaya academics for the containment of the almajirai from begging round for meals.
He mentioned the step is to comprise them inside their tsangaya colleges by stopping them from indiscriminate actions for meals at homes thereby exposing them to infections.
Whereas states within the Northern a part of the nation have been returning ‘almajirai’ again to their indigent states, the Jigawa authorities is just not solely withholding them but in addition feeding them so long as the pandemic lasts.