In a bid to curtail the spread of covid-19 in Kano state, President Buhari has ordered that the total lockdown in the state should be extended by two weeks.
Kano has recorded over 700 cases in the past three weeks, with a total of 825 cases as of May 17. Even though the President issued a total lockdown on the state on April 27, 2020 to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Boss Mustapha, the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, announced on Monday that Buhari has approved an extension so as to curb the spread of covid-19 in Kano state.
A total of 5,959 cases have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, as of May 17.