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Another Northern State is Covid-19 Free

SOKOTO DISCHARGED ALL THEIR 101 COVID-19 PATIENTS

Dr Alli, Sokoto state commissioner for health, disclosed that the state recorded 14 Coronavirus deaths at a news conference.

He
said the first index case was recorded on April
19 with 731 samples collected, while 655 contacts completed a 14 day follow up.

We received 839 alerts from across the state and that all of them were investigated. He added that the patients were from eight local
government areas of the state.

He explained that as the Sokoto State
Taskforce Committee on COVID-19 which he heads, The commissioner who advised residents of the
state to observe safety guidelines to curb the spread of Coronavirus, said that the committee’s
activities would continue as many test results were still pending.

Men constituted 85 per cent of the patient
population, while women made up the remaining
24 per cent.

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