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25 out of 125 Lebanese evacuated from Kano test positive for coronavirus



Samir El-Khodari, a Lebanese living in Nigeria, has revealed that 25 out of the recently evacuated Lebanese nationals from Kano have tested positive for coronavirus.

El-Khodari who originally lives in Warri revealed this via his Twitter handle. He, however, didn’t disclose the source of his information.

According to him, of the 125 Lebanese transported to Beirut from Kano, 25 tested positive for COVID-19. The number represents one-fifth of those evacuated from the northwest state by the Lebanese government.

There is and has always been, a huge Lebanese community in Kano, the commercial capital of northern Nigeria. He also expressed fear over what could potentially happen in Nigeria if the virus is not managed well by the authorities.

The news was reported by Ekher El Akhbar local media in Lebanon

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