Jigawa Opens Border To Kano, Bauchi; Says It Is Left With One Active Coronavirus Case

 Jigawa Opens Border To Kano, Bauchi; Says It Is Left With One Active Coronavirus Case

The Jigawa State Government has said it now has only one active Coronavirus case in its isolation centres after 316 other patients recovered.

The State Governor, Mr Badaru Abubakar, confirmed this in a press briefing at the State House in Dutse, the State capital, on Saturday, June 20, 2020.

Governor Abubakar also said his Government was suspending the border closure with the neigbouring States of Kano, Bauchi, Katsina and Yobe.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Jigawa had reported a total of 317 cases of the novel Coronavirus with six casualties, as of Friday evening, June 19, 2020.

He also announced the temporary closure of the isolation centre at Banuso, pending the time the State gets new COVID-19 patients above the capacity of its main isolation centre.

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