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Katsina records first coronavirus case

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Katsina records first coronavirus case

Aminu Masari

As the global actors in the health sector continue to battle the war of coronavirus, Katsina State has recorded its first suspected case of Coronavirus.

The suspected case is a resident of Dutsinma Local Government Area working with the Federal University Dutsin-ma that returned from Malaysia recently after which he developed symptoms of the infection.

According to the Permanent Secretary at the Katsina State Ministry of Health, Dr. Kabir Mustafa, he stated that the patient is under self-isolation.

The state Official said samples have been taken and the test result is expected tomorrow.

Katsina records first coronavirus case

Dr. Kabir said the ministry was taking precautionary measures and workingclosely with the National Centre for Disease control to bring the check further spread if the suspected infection.

He advised residents of Dutsinma town to look out for symptoms of cold or flu in their neighborhood and promptly report suspected cases to the nearest medical facility.

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