The Kano state Commissioner of Health Ibrahim Tsanyawa confirmed that over 2000 Almajiris have been quarantined in Kano state to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
The commissioner disclosed that a team of rapid response experts have been trained to manage the Almajiris at their quarantine centres. He stated that the Almajiris would be tested for COVID-19.
He stated as follows in a press briefing that;
They are all going to be tested for COVID-19 to know their status. Those with the disease will be taken to isolation centres while the negative ones be reunited with their families.
“We have over 2000 frontline health workers in Kano. Adequate Personal Protective Equipment, PPE had been provided to them to protect themselves. They are also working in public facilities. They work at both private and secondary health institutions,”