Breaking: Katsina State records 1st confirmed case of Covid-19
Governor Aminu Bello Masari has announced that one Dr Aliyu Yakubu, a private medical practitioner in Daura has died from contracting Covid-19.
Alhaji Aminu Masari told newsmen during a press briefing that Dr Aliyu Yakubu who was running a private clinic travelled to Lagos recently and upon return took himself to Air Force Hospital in Daura where two hours later, he died.
The samples of his blood, he said was taken to Abuja where he was confirmed to have contracted Covid-19, and has hipatitis along with hypertension.
Governor Aminu Masari explained that a directive had been issued for all the people that the deceased Dr had contact with to be fished out and their samples be sent to either Abuja or Lagos for testing.
He assured that government would not leave any stone unturn to curtail the spread of Covid-19 in the State.