COVID19

COVID-19: KANO TASKFORCE CO-CHAIR, 3 MEMBERS TEST POSITIVE

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

  The Co-chairman, Kano State Covid-19 Taskforce, Prof. Abdurrazak Habib, and three other members have tested positive of Corona Virus disease.

The state commissioner of Health, Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa disclosed in a press release signed by the ministry's Public Relations Officer, Hadiza M. Namadi.

The  commissioner also maintained that the number of Covid-19 confirmed cases in the state as at 11:15 am Friday remain 21 with a single death.

COVID-19 : GANDUJE LOCKS DOWN KANO AS CONFIRMED CASES REACH 4

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje had today announced his approval to lockdown Kano for seven days starting from Thursday, 16th April by 10pm.

Ganduje announced the decision following a recommendation by  a State Taskforce on Covid-19 sub-committee of clerics and other stakeholders presented to the governor by the Secretary, Dr Ibrahim Mai Bushira.

COVID-19: ETHNIC NATIONALITIES, OTHERS GIVE DONATIONS

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

Representatives of ethnic nationalities in Kano have joined the league of donors to the Kano state Fund Raising Committee on Covid-19 to assist lessen the effects of the damaging virus shocking the worldwide public.

In a statement containing updates on the donations in kind and cash, a member of the committee and commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, the Oba of Yoruba in Kano contributed the sum of N250, 000.00, while the Yoruba Community Association gave N250, 000.00; Edo Community in Kano, N100, 000.00; Northern Minority in Kano, N40, 000.00.

COVID-19: KANO RECORDS FIRST CONFIRMED CASE

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

  Kano State has today Saturday records its first confirmed case of Covid-19.

The state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje officially disclosed the sad news at a press briefing at the Government House, Kano.

With the first confirmed case, the  Governor assured that business would not be as usual regarding social distancing and all other measures against the spread of the virus.

COVID-19: Kano Test Lab Opens -Deputy Governor

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   From now on, all samples of suspected cases of COVID-19 will not be tested in Kano. 

The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, who is also the Chairman of the State Task Force Committee on COVID-19, disclosed this when he paid an inspection visit to the COVID-19 test centre set up by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

"We are on a fact finding mission and from what we have seen in the laboratory...installation of equipment is complete and test running has been made, he explained ".

COVID-19: KANO GOVERNMENT IN TALKS WITH NNPC TO BUILD ISOLATION CENTRE

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   In continuation of its spirited proactive measures to prevent and contain the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, Kano State government is in talks with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for a collaboration to build another Isolation Center in the state.

The proposed centre is to be located outside the metropolis so as to  prevent congestion in the existing ones in an event of the outbreak.

The state  commissioner of Health, Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tanyawa, disclosed this on Wednesday while gaving an update on the status of the state on the corona virus pandemic.

COVID-19: Kano Taskforce Meets With Traditional Rulers

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Kano State Taskforce on COVID-19 headed by the State Deputy Governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, has met with the 44 District Heads in the state in continued efforts to extend massive sensitization campaign on the pandemic to the grassroots.

During the Meeting held yesterday in two batches of 22 each, the Committee highlighted on the critical measures that need to be adopted to curtail the spread of the pandemic in the state.

COVID-19: Kano Palliative Committee Submits Interim Report

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   The Fund Raising Committee set up by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state with the mandate of raising funds to be used as palliative measure to the poor and vulnerable groups to cushion the effect of COVID-19 situation, had submitted its interim report to the governor, Monday.

The Chair of the committee, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, Vice Chancellor of  Bayero University, Kano, told the governor that the total cash donated in the Committee's bank account stands at N364,695,700.5k.

COVID-19: LEBANESE COMMUNITY DONATES MATERIALS WORTH OVET N100M TO KANO GOVT

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

 Lebanese community in Kano has donated food items and other essentials to the Kano state government worth over N100million as contribution to the state palliative programme for COVID-19.

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The Consule General of Lebanese Community in Kano, Khaleel Musulmaniya, presented the items to the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

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