Kano Discharges 16 More Coronavirus Patients

Kano State Government said 16 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from isolation facilities after they tested negative to the virus twice.

The state’s Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Kano.

The new discharges, according to Muhammad brings the total number of patients who have recovered from the disease in the state to 22.

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He said among the discharged patients were Prof. Abdulrazak Garba Habeeb of the Department of Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University, Kano who is also the co-chairman of the state Taskforce on COVID-19; and Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, the state Commissioner for Health.

Meanwhile, the commissioner advised the people to adhere to safety protocols; personal hygiene, regular hand washing, use of face mask and social distancing.