800 coronavirus patients in Kano have ‘disappeared’ – Man claims. A Nigerian has taken to social media to share a video from an empty isolation center located at Sani Abacha stadium in Kano state, where about 800 coronavirus patients in the state were allegedly kept.
A video from an empty isolation center located at Sani Abacha stadium in Kano state, where about 800 coronavirus patients in the state were
He also disclosed that the facility is still under construction, as he maintained that the state government has only been telling them to wash their hands, and wondered where the patients are isolating.
According to official reports, Kano State is one of the most hit states in Nigeria.
Coronavirus cases in Nigeria breached the 8,000 mark on Monday evening when the NCDC announced 229 new cases. The latest tally of 8,068 cases means that Nigeria is currently fourth most impacted on the continent, Africa News reports
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Where are the 800 coronavirus patients? – Man asks as he shares video from empty isolation centre in Kano. pic.twitter.com/rc2YCHAWbA
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Reacting to the viral video, Salihu Yakassai, the Director General of Media and communications to Governor Abdullaji Ganduje however made a clarification.
He said the the centre was donated by Dangote through CA-COVID19 and it has not been activated because they’re changing the design.
Yakassai also revealed that there are 8 isolation centers in Kano state. He tweeted; “This was the centre donated by Dangote through CA-COVID19 and it has not been activated bcos they’re changing the design after learning that GT lagos centre he curtains are carriers of the virus.
As such they’re redesigning that of Kano. But we have 8 isolation centres. It is Sani Abacha Stadium the state govt proposed that for the isolation centre to Dangote.”