Kaduna Records New Case Of COVID-19, Traces 119 Contacts

Kaduna Records New Case Of COVID-19, Traces 119 Contacts

 

Kaduna State has recorded a new case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases in the state to five.

In a statement issued on Monday by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Amina Baloni, the state sent samples to Abuja for testing.

According to her, five samples were positive, 77 were negative and eight samples were pending, stressing that the government has begun tracing 119 contacts.

“So far, the State has sent 89 samples to Abuja for testing, among which 5 samples were positive, 77 samples were negative, and 8 samples are pending.

She also disclosed that searching and tracing of 119 contacts of the positive cases is ongoing.

“The State Government has been taking vigorous actions to contain the spread of COVID-19 since February, by reaching out to the Chief Medical Directors of all hospitals in the state, daily evaluation of the pandemic and devising new ways to check the spread,” she said.