Kano Govt Quarantines Over 2000 Almajiris

Kano Govt Quarantines Over 2000 Almajiris 2


Kano state authorities has quarantined over 2000 Almajiris to curb the unfold of COVID-19 within the state, the second hotspot of the virus after Lagos State.

The Kano state Commissioner of Health Ibrahim Tsanyawa confirmed this to Channels Television {that a} group of speedy response specialists have been educated to handle the Almajiris at their quarantine centres.

Mr Tsanyawa revealed that the trainees had been chosen from medical medical doctors, nurses, group well being employees and laboratory scientists to check and display screen the Almajiris at their of their camps in Kiru, Gabasawa and Karaye Local Government Areas of the state.

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He defined that the Almajiris, together with those who had been repatriated from different states to Kano, could be examined for COVID-19.

He added that those that have examined constructive for the virus could be taken to isolation heart for remedy, whereas these which are detrimental could be taken again to their houses and reunite with their mother and father.

“They are all going to be examined for COVID-19 to know their standing. Those with the illness might be taken to isolation centres whereas the detrimental ones be reunited with their households.

“We have over 2000 frontline health workers in Kano. Adequate Personal Protective Equipment, PPE had been provided to them to protect themselves. They are also working in public facilities. They work at both private and secondary health institutions,” the commissioner mentioned.

In his remarks, the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje described the almajiris as probably the most susceptible to the virus.

According to him, the youngsters are subjected to well being threats as they haven’t any shelter, residing in congestion with no correct sanitation, emphasising that quarantining them and subjecting them to well being care is the one method ahead.

“We shall commerce testing them. Those that are negative will be taken to their origins. Those found positive will be taken to isolation center and be taken to their states of origin after they recover and fully certified COVID-19 free by NCDC,” he mentioned.

Governor Ganduje charged the trainees to carry out above expectations, noting that no quantity of allowance may match their reward for sacrifice and repair to humanity.

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Kano Govt Quarantines Over 2000 Almajiris

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