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Tension in Kaduna as 16 Almajiris repatriated from Kano, test positive for Coronavirus

Tension in Kaduna as 16 Almajiris repatriated from Kano, test positive for Coronavirus

There is palpable tension in Kaduna State as 16 Almajiris repatriated from Kano state have tested positive for COVID-19.

Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai, made this known via his Twitter handle, where he said the new cases confirm the danger of infection from neighbouring states and the role of interstate travel in facilitating the spread of Covid-19 across states”

”KDSG has in facilitating the spread of Covid-19 across state confirmed 16 new Covid-19 cases in the state. The new cases, all almajiris from Kano, have raised the number of active Covid-19 cases in Kaduna State from nine to 25.

The high number of positive results from persons with travel history from outside the state confirm the Kaduna State Government’s fears about the danger of infection from neighbouring states and the role of interstate travel in facilitating the spread of Covid-19 across states” he tweeted

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  1. I hope this Almajeri shipment will not end up as the Achilles heels of our covid-19 battle in Nigeria.

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