Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, on Wednesday in Kano confirmed that two suspected cases of Coronavirus has so far tested negative after diagnosis in the country.
Ehanire, disclosed this, while declaring the two day, Kano State Primary Health Summit open at Government House, affirmed that the country was fortified with three well-equipped centres to diagnose the deadly disease and other viral infections.while an emergency ambulance will soon be launched in Abuja.
He explained that the Federal Government has already provided adequate mechanisms at all entry points in the country to screen all incoming passengers to ascertain their health status in order to prevent possible carriers from gaining entrance in the country.
Also, at the occassion, the minister said the Federal Government has awarded Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Nigeria’s champion of primary healthcare delivery.
Ganduje is the second person receiving award of such nomanclature 27 years after.
Dr. Enahire said the award was bestowed on Ganduje for his continued effort in the development of primary healthcare system in the state, in line with global best practice.
He expressed delight over Ganduje’s sterling performance in the health sector, pointing out that the rate at which Kano is moving in the development of the primary health care system is encouraging and superb.