OrderPaperToday-  It is good news for Sokoto State residents as three suspected cases of Lassa Fever earlier taken to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Laboratory Centre for blood sample analysis have all been confirmed negative.

The state’s Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this Wednesday on a tour of hospitals in Sokoto town as part of efforts to intensify awareness on the dangers of the disease, adding that the government has intensified surveillance across the state in efforts to contain the spread of Lassa fever.

At the State Specialist Hospital, Tambuwal said all necessary precaution has been put in place while technology has been deployed to help with surveillance in all the 23 local government areas of the state, and continue reaffirming the zero case submission in Sokoto.

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According to him, the monthly environmental sanitation introduced by the government has become a catalyst for a cleaner environment, and urged residents to intensify their efforts to maintain high hygiene standards.



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