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Coronavirus: Kano State Relaxes COVID-19 Lockdown For Ramadan

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The Kano State government led by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has relaxed the lockdown imposed on the state to allow residents prepare for the forthcoming Ramadan fast.

Naija News gathered the lockdown will be relaxed from 6am Thursday to 12am Friday.

The State deputy governor, Dr. Nasir Gawuna said the relaxation would allow people to adequately prepare for Ramadan.

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is dedicated and observed by Muslims worldwide as a time of fasting, prayer, and piety. The period lasts for 29 or 30 days.

Meanwhile, it will be recalled the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night announced 117 new confirmed cases of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

With the latest statistics, Nigeria has now recorded a total of 782 confirmed cases. Of these cases, Kano has a total number of 73, making it the third-highest infected state only behind Lagos and FCT.

Source: Naija News

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