4 month-old baby tests positive to COVID-19 in Kaduna

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4 month-old baby tests positive to COVID-19 in Kaduna

4 month-old baby tests positive to COVID-19 in Kaduna

The Ministry of Health Kaduna State made a confirmation that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new COVID-19 cases recorded in the state on Friday.

A statement issued by Amina Mohammed-Baloni, who is the Commissioner of Health, stated that the Father of the little child had a travel history to Kano.

“The little baby, who was rushed to the hospital for respiratory problems, and was immediately tested with the updated guidelines which advise that persons presenting with such symptoms be tested,” she added.

The Commissioner of Health also stated that the parent of the child has also been tested and their results are being awaited.

The Commissioner also made it known that 15 out of the 20 new patients were family members or close contacts of previously confirmed cases, who are spread across seven local government areas.

She stated that six health workers were listed among the new cases underlining the risks associated with containing and managing COVID-19.

The latest cases show that the disease has spread into nine LGAs which are Chikun, Igabi, Giwa, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Makarfi, Sabon-Gari, Soba, and Zaria.

4 month-old baby tests positive to COVID-19 in Kaduna

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