COVID-19: Self-Isolated Man Dies in Kano

Kano first confirmed cases, Contact tracing

One Abdulrasheed Ibrahim, a resident of Gwammaja Quarters in Kano metropolis was suspected to have died in self-isolation.

According to neighbours of the deceased, late Abdulrasheed had returned to Kano from Abuja last Monday.

The neighbours further disclosed that on the day he returned back to Kano, he was seen washing his car before proceeding on an alleged self-isolation process.

Judicial Sketch gathered that residents in the neighbourhood became apprehensive after been mesmerized by a foul smell coming out of the deceased’s house,  and noting that he had remained indoors for three days without been seen outside.

The development had compelled the residents to alert his relatives who arrived and broke into his home, where he was found dead.

Efforts to get more details from the relatives of the decease proved abortive, as they decline comments.

The director, Public Health and Disease control, Dr Imam Wada Bello however confirmed the incidence.

He cautioned for calm, stating that health officials have been deployed to the scene to exercise all requisite medical measures.

According to him, the blood sample of the deceased has been collected and is being subjected to medical examination.

He assured that the public would be informed about the outcome of the test that is currently been conducted on the samples collected.


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