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kano state news government has discharged of 16 more COVID-19 patients from its facilities after they tested negative for the virus.

A statement signed by the commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba on Thursday indicated that this brings the total number of discharged patients in the state to 22.

According to the statement, among the discharged patients were Professor Abdulrazak Garba Habeeb of the Department of Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University, Kano who is also the co-chair, state Task Force on COVID-19; Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, the state commissioner for Health among others.

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The statement said all the patients have tested negative for the disease after the two follow up tests and have therefore reached full recovery.

It advised the public to continue to observe the strictest personal hygiene through regular hand washing, use of face mask and social distancing.

Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has restated the commitment of his administration to partner with the People’s republic of China in boosting commercial activities in the State.

He gave the assurance at a meeting with the Business Community and a high-level delegation from Shandong Province, the People’s Republic of China held in Kano.

A statement issued Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor Kano State Hassan Musa Fagge and forwarded to on Saturday said Ganduje represented by his Deputy Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna noted that considering the vast commercial opportunities and endowments which the State is blessed with, Government would not hesitate on its effort to encourage investors to come and invest.