Coronavirus: Test result of suspected Katsina case negative

The Katsina State government says tests from samples of the suspected case of COVID-19 in the state were returned negative.

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The health authorities reported on Wednesday a suspected case of COVID-19 infestation involving a man who returned to Nigeria from Malaysia.

Giving an update at a press briefing on Thursday, the Commissions for Health, Yakubu Nuhu Danja, said that, “on Wednesday, the state Ministry of Health briefed you on a suspected case of COVID-19 and that we were awaiting the result of the tests being carried out.

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“I am pleased to inform you that the result is out and it is negative.

“May I use this opportunity to call on all the good people of Katsina State to remain calm and be informed about updates on information on COVID-19.

“They should avoid spreading unverified information especially through the social media, maintain high levels of personal and environmental hygiene such as frequent hand-washing using alcohol-based sanitiser, practise cough etiquette and avoid social gatherings except where necessary.

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“The government will continue to do everything possible to safeguard the health of citizens through the provision of effective health-care delivery.”

Source:- Sunnewsonline