Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has ordered complete lockdown of the state from 10pm on Thursday, 16 April, 2020.

The order is coming on the heels of another case of Coronavirus in the state on Tuesday, bringing Kano State’s number to four.

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From Kolade Adeyemi, Kano
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has ordered complete lockdown of the state from 10pm on Thursday, 16 April, 2020.

The order is coming on the heels of another case of Coronavirus in the state on Tuesday, bringing Kano State’s number to four.

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Apart from the index case involving a former envoy last Saturday, two other cases were recorded on Easter Monday, involving a young man and a woman that returned from Instabul.

Ganduje who briefed journalists after a meeting with Ulamas yesterday evening said the latest confirmed case came as a result of the first batch of 18 persons traced to have had contacts with the index case, adding that when their blood samples were subjected to laboratory test, 17 came out negative, while one was found to be positive.

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