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Almajiris Sent Home From Kano Test Positive For COVID-19 In Kaduna

Valentine Chinyem

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The Kaduna State Government has announced five new COVID-19 cases in the state.

Commissioner for Health, Amina Mohammed Baloni, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, said some almajiri kids from Kano were part of the new cases.

Baloni however, did not give the number of kids, who tested positive for the virus.
She said, “The new cases are among almajiri who were recently repatriated from Kano.

“The contacts of the new cases are being traced so that they can be monitored and tested if they meet the case definition.

“The new patients have been moved to the Infectious Diseases Control Centre, the state’s premier isolation centre.

“Our medical professionals are treating them with high standards and we wish all our nine active cases speedy recovery.”