Kano conducts 4,735 COVID-19 samples test
4,735 Coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test have been conducted by the Kano State Government since the outbreak of the pandemic.
This was disclosed by the state Ministry of Health via its verified Twitter account @KNSMOH on Monday in Kano.
“A total of 4,735 samples of COVID-19 were tested in Kano State.”
According to the tweet, three new confirmed cases of the virus were confirmed, 40 patients discharged and two deaths recorded in the state as at May 31.
The state recorded a total of 954 confirmed coronavirus cases of which 669 were active, 240 discharged and 45 deaths.
The ministry urged residents of the state to observe safety protocols, personal hygiene and use of face mask, hand washing as well as social distancing to stem further spread of the pandemic.
It also called for prayers for a quick end to the pandemic.
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that 16 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged by the Kano State from its isolation centers after they tested negative for the virus twice.
This was contained in a statement released by the state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba.