- Three coronavirus patients have been discharged in Kano state
- The patients were discharged after testing negative twice to the disease
- Kano Covid-19 cases have hit 365 after NCDC reported 23 cases on Monday night
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Kano government on Tuesday, May 5, discharged three Covid-19 patients who have successfully recovered from the disease weeks after treatment.
Speaking during the task force briefing on Covid-19, Tijjani Hussain, the coordinator of the committee made this known to the pressmen.
Hussain further claimed the patients were discharged after testing negative for the disease twice according to stipulated protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control(NCDC).
Legit.ng recalls the NCDC reported 27 cases of coronavirus in Kano. In a series of tweets on Monday, May 4, the agency reported 245 cases with Kano coming fourth on the log behind Lagos, Jigawa and Katsina.
Kano presently has 365 cases of coronavirus from the total 2802 cases shared across 35 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the federal government has told the medical facilities in the country to stop rejecting patients, especially emergency cases.
Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, said this on Monday, May 4, in Abuja during the presidential task force briefing on Covid-19 in the country.
He said the ministry was strengthening its support for Kano state ministry of health with service delivery and training in consultation with the state governor.
Ehanire said the ministry had also mobilised additional 20 Rapid Response Teams (RRT) across Kano state to reach people who need to be tested for the virus.
In another related news, Kogi government said that the state is under pressure to declare the presence of coronavirus as the pandemic spreads across states of the federation.
The north-central state is one of the two out of the 36 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that have not reported any case of Covid-19 pandemic.
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