Kano State Govt Converts Library, Hospital, Others To Isolation Centres For Covid-19

LAGOS MAY 3RD  (NEWSRANGERS)-The Kano State Government has converted its biggest library, the Murtala Mohammed Library Complex, a sport facility and a hospital, into isolation centres for Coronavirus patients.

Kano State now has a total of 311 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, according to new figures of infections announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night.

The state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje,  disclosed this in a tweet on Saturday.

According to him,  the improvisation is a measure to deal with the spread of the virus in the state.

Amongst  the facilities converted to treatment centres include the Abubakar Imam Urology Hospital, Murtala Muhammed Library Complex, Hospitality and Tourism Institute, formerly Daula Hotel.

He also said Sports Institute at Karfi and the Nigerian Air Force Hospital would now house carriers of the disease going forward. 

“The Murtala Muhammad Library Complex is expected to accommodate over 200 beds and also an estimated 300 beds will be provided at Karfi Sports Institute.”

“I reiterate my plea for all Kano citizens to adhere to the lockdown rule. We need to slow down the virus and this is only possible with social distancing. Please stay in your homes” the tweet read.

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