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“No Evidence That Mysterious Deaths In Kano Was Caused By COVID-19” – Minister of Health


According to the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, there is no evidence that suggests that the mysterious deaths in Kano are COVID-19 related.  

The Health Minister had revealed this information yesterday during a meeting with members of the House of Representatives.

He said that investigations on the cause of the deaths are of 3 streams and there are no results yet that has linked the deaths to COVID-19.

He also added that he has in no case said that 80% of the people who died in Kano state had died from the virus. Neither has any member of the team investigating the death said so.

While Commenting on the Coronavirus cases in the state he said that 95% of the persons with the virus were from about 7 munincipal councils in the state which had made it very necessary to restrict movements in the state hence the curfew.  

This information is coming few hours after the leader of the Task Force team of COVID-19 in the state, Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, denied linking the mysterious deaths in the state to COVID-19.

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