COVID-19: Kano Health Commissioner, 15 Other Patients Discharged

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SWITZERLAND, MAY 08 – The Kano state government has discharged the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Aminu Tsanyawa, and 15 others after testing negative for coronavirus.

Also, Prof Abdurrazak Habeeb of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital who earlier contracted the virus has now tested negative.

A statement signed by the commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba indicated that this brings the total number of discharged patients in the state to 22.

He said: “among the discharged patients were Professor Abdulrazak Garba Habeeb of the Department of Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University, Kano who is also the co-chair, state Task Force on COVID-19; Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, the state commissioner for Health among others.”

“All the patients have tested negative for the disease after the two follow up tests and have, therefore, reached full recovery,” the commissioner stated.

He advised the public to continue to observe the strictest personal hygiene through regular hand washing, use of face mask, and social distancing.

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