BREAKING: Coronavirus is responsible for the strange deaths in Kano – Presidential Task Force on COVID19.
Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, head of the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19, has said that the coronavirus virus was the cause of the strange deaths that have killed over 600 persons in Kano State including prominent personalities in the past few weeks.
Gwarzo, who spoke on Sunday, said the recent deaths from the test carried out established that COVID-19 was the cause.
He said, “Let me inform us that most of the deaths recorded of recent and test carried out showed that Coronavirus was the cause.
“So, before the final report which would be ready in the next one week or few days, it is necessary for people of Kano to wake up from their slumber that this is a serious issue.
“It is not a new thing, countries like America, China, Italy, Spain, England, France and others experienced similar mysterious deaths.”
There have been concerns about the COVID-19 cases and the increasing deaths in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari had during the week gave a matching order to the Gwarzo-led Presidential Task Force to unravel the cause of the mysterious deaths in Kano and also to contain the spread of the virus in the state.
Meanwhile, before this latest revelation, Kano state government has earlier maintained that the strange deaths in large numbers was not COVID19 related, rather they blamed it on malaria, diabetes, hypertension and meningitis.