Over 75 frontline health workers including Doctors, Nurses, and others have tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Katsina State.
This was disclosed to newsmen by the State Commissioner, Ministry of Information, Abdulkarim Yahaya Sirika and the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr Kabir Mustapha.
The two top government officials stated that the majority of them are asymptomatic, adding that the infected health care workers are currently receiving home care treatment with drug regimes and observations in line with clinical practices.
They also announced that two mortalities were recorded, including one Doctor and one lab attendant who reported his case late Thursday announced that it has spent over N157, 750, 000, 00 on a total of 11,314 samples of COVID – 19 patients collected across the state with 675 repeats and follow-ups cases.
The duo also disclosed that cumulatively, the state has spent over N157, 750, 000, 00 on a total of 11314 samples collected with 675 repeats and follow-ups cases.
The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 54,743 which includes 42,816 discharged cases and 1,051 deaths.