COVID-19: Man in self-isolation dies in Kano

Residents of Gwammaja Quarters, Kano are in fear as one Abdulrasheed Ibrahim, a resident in the metropolis has reportedly died in self-isolation.

According to neighbours of the deceased, late Abdulrasheed was said to have returned to Kano from Abuja last Monday.

The neighbours also revealed on the day he returned to Kano, he was seen washing his car before proceeding on an alleged self-isolation.

Newsmen gathered that residents in the neighbourhood became apprehensive after an offensive smell started oozing out of the deceased’s house.

They observed he had remained indoors for three days. The development compelled the residents to alert his relatives, who broke into his home where he was found dead. Efforts for further inquiries were unsuccessful from relatives of the deceased.

The director, Public Health and Disease Control, Dr Imam Wada Bello, confirmed the incident.

He called for calm, stating that health officials have been deployed to the scene to exercise all requisite medical measures.

According to him, the blood sample of the deceased has been collected and subjected to medical examination.

He assured that the public would be informed about the outcome of the test that is currently been conducted on the samples collected.

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