Kano records 800 cases of measles – Commissioner

Kano on map
Kano on map

Kano witnessed an outbreak of Measles last week.

The Kano State Government on Monday said it recorded 800 cases of measles in 11 local government areas of the state since the outbreak of the disease last week.

The state Commissioner for Health, Abubakar Labaran, said this while fielding questions in Kano.

He listed the affected local government areas as Kabo, Gwale, Dala, Kumbotso, Madobi, Ungoggo, Tarauni, Karaye, Municipal, Fagge and Tsanyawa.

“The eight local government areas that made up Kano metropolis are the worst affected,” he said.

Mr. Labaran said the state government had taken measures to control the spread of the disease saying no death has been recorded by any of the hospitals in the state.


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