A pregnant woman from Zareku ward in Miga local government area of Jigawa state who is confirmed to be a covid 19 patient died on Sunday at the isolation center in Dutse, the state capital.


A member of the state task force who confirmed this to newsmen says the woman bled to death as a result of miscarriage she had at the isolation center.


Meanwhile, a family member who requested for anonymity says they have received the corpse from the officials of NCDC and have buried her according to islamic rites in the village.


The woman was among the nine cases confirmed by the state commissioner of Health, and the chairman of the state task force, Dr Abba Zakari. 


Reports says she was said to be returning from lagos to Jigawa when she was tested upon arrival in Kano, but she was later transferred to the isolation centre in Dutse, the state capital.

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