Leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19, Dr. Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, has confirmed the reason for the recent surge in death rates in kano, as he revealed that the COVID-19 virus was responsible for these deaths.
He said the committees report was based on the investigation being carried out on the development.
At the ceremony where Alhaji Aliko Dangote donated mobile testing laboratory facilities to Kano State government, he said: “Let me inform us that most of the deaths recorded of recent and test carried out showed that coronavirus is the cause.
“So, before the final reports, which would be ready in the next one week or few days, it is necessary for people of Kano to wake up from their slumber that this is a serious issue.
“It is not a new thing, countries like America, China, Italy, Spain, England, France and others experienced similar mysterious deaths.’’