Muhammed Garba, the Commissioner for Information in Kano, in a statement on Monday night, announced. “Due consultations with Federal Government and key stakeholders in the health sector, the state was determined to further reduce community transmission contacts, considered as the major factor that caused the spread. We are extending the lockdown in the State by one week”.
The commissioner called for understanding, patience and support as the battle against the pandemic continues.
He appealed to the public to continue observing strict personal hygiene measures, regular hand washing, use of face masks and social distancing.
It is reported that Kano State alone! Has recorded 666 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 32 deaths.