- Kaduna state health workers that contracted COVID-19 were not less than 37
- The deputy director of the state's primary healthcare, Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, says almost 20 of them have been discharged
- Ikara says the deadly disease has spread to nine local government areas in the state
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At least 37 health workers in Kaduna tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 and almost 20 of them have been discharged from the isolation centre.
The disclosure was made by the deputy director of the state's primary healthcare development agency, Hamza Ibrahim Ikara.
According to him, coronavirus has spread to nine local government areas in the state, Daily Trust reports.
Ikara said: “As we speak, since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state, we have 37 health workers that have been affected by COVID-19 but almost 20 of them have been discharged while the remaining ones are under admission.
“So the virus is real."
In other news, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Imran Abdullahi, has melted hearts after sensitising Almajiri children in the community he is currently serving his fatherland.
Abdullahi, who is serving in Kano state, sensitised the children on how best to protect themselves against the deadly COVID-19.
He said he spent the Children Day sensitising Almajiris on regular washing of hands and the use of alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man who arrived Canada as a student five years ago took to Twitter to share his success story.
The man identified as Tunde Omotoye said he arrived Canada five years ago as a student who was unsure of what the future had for him in the North American country.
Despite the uncertainty, he revealed that he has launched his own company five years after leaving the shores of Nigeria.
According to Omotoye, his company's aim is to help immigrants like him navigate their immigration and career journeys confidently and swiftly.
He tweeted: "5 years ago, I arrived Canada. A student unsure of what the future had for me in Canada."
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