A suspected case of coronavirus in Kano on Tuesday morning at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport,(MAKIA) Kano has been denied.
Solacebase gathered that the patient flew into Kano with Air Peace Airline and landed at MAKIA at about 8.04 am on Tuesday.
A source told Solacebase that the pilot of the plane before landing notified the airport of a sick passenger on board.
Subsequently upon landing the patient was said to have vomited.
He was later rushed to the airport terminal II (Isolation Centre) by the medical team at the airport
However, reacting to the situation Co-Chair, Kano State Task Force on COVID-19, Prof. Abdul Razak Habib said the patient is not a suspected case as a preliminary test run on the patient test negative and he does not have the symptoms of COVID-19.
‘’The case is a young man of 17-years old and a first-timer boarding aircraft. Hence the boy boarded the aircraft for the first time and developed phobia,’’ said Prof. Habib’’.
Prof. Abdul Razak Habib noted that the boy has been discharged though his data has been taken.