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Monday, 27 April 2020

Three patients in Kano flee after testing positive for Coronavirus


Three persons who tested positive for Coronavirus in Kano state, have reportedly fled from their known addresses.


Kano State coordinator of technical response team on COVID-19, Tijjani Hussaini told Premium Times that his team is working with security agencies to trace the patients who fled their places of residence and switched off their phones.

When apprehended, the patients will be moved to the designated isolation centre.

Hussaini said; “Out of 77 confirmed cases tested positive in Kano, we are yet to trace three persons, because they have changed (their) place(s) of residence and switched off their phones. But we have sought the assistance of security personnel to trace them and take appropriate action."

The Kano official also disclosed that 73 persons are currently receiving treatment at the state’s isolation centres.

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