The co-chairman of the Kano state Coronavirus Taskforce, Prof Abdulaziz Habib has tested positive of Coronavirus. Vanguard authoritatively reported.
Reliable sources revealed that Professor Habib’s test result was one of the 12 released on Wednesday by the Ministry of Health in Kano. Meanwhile, he is on admission at the state isolation centre at Kwanar Dawaki.
“It is true but rather sad Professor Abdulrazaq tested positive for COVID-19. He is already admitted at the isolation centre for comprehensive management”, a source told newsmen in Kano.
A source that preferred anonymity disclosed that the Co-Chairman of the Kano State Taskforce on COVID-19 contracted the virus during clinical services.
Professor Habib is an epidemiologist who participated in the initial characterization of a new emerging infection Coronavirus-Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (CoV-SARS) in Singapore. And, he currently serves as lecturer on modules on the immune response to infectious HIV/AID, tuberculosis, snakebite sepsis, parasite infection and typhoid fever at Bayero University, Kano.