Must Read: Katsina confirms nine new COVID-19 cases, discharges six at FMC

Must Read: Katsina confirms nine new COVID-19 cases, discharges six at FMC

Biography of Katsina state governor Aminu Bello Masari ▷ Legit.ng
Kastina State Government has said that nine additional patients have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), just as the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in the state discharged six of the 14 patients who were positive.
Also Governor Aminu Masari has ordered the lockdown of Kankia, Matazu and Musawa councils, which recorded one case each.
Speaking with newsmen yesterday, the Commissioner for Health, Nuhu Yakubu, disclosed that two cases were discovered in Daura and Katsina councils, with one case each from Batagarawa, Kankia, Musawa and Matazu.
Confirmation of the new cases, he added, was received yesterday from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
He, however, said that six old cases of COVID-19 from Daura had tested negative on two occasions.
The lockdown of the three councils as ordered by Masari, which is to commence on Friday morning, is contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mustapha Inuwa.
Chief Medical Director of the FMC, Dr. Bello Muhammad, told newsmen yesterday that the patients’ discharge came 19 days after they began receiving medical attention.
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