2 Covid-19 patients in Kaduna state has been discharged while 65 active case in the state are Almajiri and there is risk if community transmission in the state.
These was contained in a message by the Muyiwa Adekeye, special adviser on media and communication to Governor.
“Since the index case was reported on 28 March 2020, the state has discharged eight patients and has recorded one fatality who died before his positive test result was received,” Adekeye said.
“Overall, 81 cases have been recorded in the state but the active cases are now 72.”
There is danger of community transmission so Citizen should be careful and be on the lookout, report anyone who came into the state from another state, He said.
Observe personal hygiene, and be uncompromising to anyone coming in from any state because they’re risking the lives of the people of Kaduna state.
“As it continues its effort to prevent community transmission, the state standing committee on COVID-19 appeals to citizens to report any person who they know has sneaked into the state. Such persons are violating the state’s Quarantine Orders as well as the nationwide prohibition of interstate travel by the Federal Government,” he said.
“They should not be allowed to spread sickness and make nonsense of the sacrifices the people of Kaduna State are making in enduring the tough but necessary measures announced to protect them.
“Citizens who suspect that they have been exposed to COVID-19, should act responsibly, avoid infecting others, contact health officials and isolate themselves until the authorities come to see them. Such persons are urged to readily volunteer all relevant information on their health, travel history and contact.” he said.