NIGERIA COVID19: Three patients in Kano flee after testing positive for Coronavirus

NIGERIA COVID19: Three patients in Kano flee after testing positive for Coronavirus


Three persons who tested positive for Coronavirus in Kano state, have reportedly fled from their known addresses.



Kano State coordinator of technical response team on COVID-19, Tijjani Hussaini told Premium Times that his team is functioning with security agencies to trace the patients who fled their places of residence and changed their phones.



When apprehended, the patients are moved to the designated isolation centre. Hussaini said;



“Out of 77 confirmed cases tested positive in Kano, we are yet to trace three persons, because they need changed (their) place(s) of residence and changed their phones. But we've sought the help of security personnel to trace them and take appropriate action."



The Kano official also disclosed that 73 persons are currently receiving treatment at the state’s isolation centres.

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