JUST IN: Kano records two new COVID-19 deaths

JUST IN: Kano records two new COVID-19 deaths

The Kano State Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of two COVID-19 patients in the state, bringing the total deaths to three.

This was announced by the ministry on its verified Twitter handle on Monday.

By this announcement, the ministry, has 77 confirmed cases of COVID-19, while no discharge has been made yet.

"As at 12:15pm, 27th, April, 2020, Kano State has recorded an additional 2 deaths of COVID-19," the ministry stated.

Similarly, the State Coordinator, Rapid Response on Covid-19, Dr Tijjani Hussaini, has confirmed that no fewer than three patients who tested COVID-19 positive were reportedly said to be on the run.

He disclosed that the runaway patients have switched off their phones and their homes are deserted.

According to him, "We have informed the security agencies about the development in order to launch manhunt on the persons."

The patients were said to have fled immediately they got wind of the outcome of their test which turn out to be positive.

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