Update: Katsina, Batagarawa, Safana records 5 new cases of COVID-19
Katsina, Batagarawa and Safana Local Government Areas of Katsina State shared the five new cases of COVID-19 also known as Coronavirus, Katsina Post learned.
While Safana LGA has the highest share of three (3) cases, Katsina and Batagarawa LGAs recorded one each from the total five cases.
Recall that Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported that Katsina State recorded five new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
With the five cases, the total number of Covid-19 patients rose to twenty one (21) on Wednesday from the earlier figure of sixteen (16) on Tuesday.
Already, Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has ordered the complete lockdown of Safana Local Government Area of the state.
Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), announced in a statement on Thursday in Katsina that the closure would take effect from April 25, at 7 a.m.