The governor of kano state has stated that 47 health workers has tested positive for COVID-19.
Coordinator of the state's Task Force on COVID-19, Mr. Tijjani Husaain, disclosed it at the press confrence held yesterday.
He said they contracted the virus the previous week, also added that no medical personnel was infected in the last few days.
Husaain said the virus transmission has been reduced among health workers following immediate actions taken by the state government.
He the state has recorded 576 confrimed cases of the virus, 32 patients has been discharged, while 21 deaths has been recorded, Out of the numerous case in kano 21 deaths was recorded.
On Saturday; 84 suspected cases was discovered on COVID-19 bringing the total number of the suspected cases to 1,820 in the state.
"Between Saturday and Sunday, 29 of the 84 samples collected were confirmed positive to the virus. So far we have collected 2,072 samples in the state."
The coordinator said over 1,000 frontline health workers in the state are now undergoing special training on how to handle the disease.
He urged residents to stick to the adhere safety protocols such as social distancing, use of face masksand comply with the lockdown directive to fight aganist the corona virus.