Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has revealed that it prices over N400,000 to deal with a coronavirus affected person.
Governor El-Rufai made the declare when he addressed conventional rulers within the state on methods to curb the unfold of the COVID-19 on Tuesday.
The Governor stated the State has to bear the price of remedy of sufferers as a result of many Nigerians can not afford the payments.
He defined, “Though we’ve had very profitable circumstances of remedy, Your Eminence, it’s a very costly course of.
“The final time I acquired the report, it price about N400,000 to deal with one Coronavirus affected person.
“As a result of he must be remoted, he must be fed and the price of medication has elevated and even the private protecting tools the docs treating them should put on whenever you add all this up it the typical price of remedy is over N400,000 per individual.
“It’s a large drain on the treasury of the Authorities and we have now to bear the price as a result of if we are saying that folks ought to pay for the remedy of Coronavirus that may open the unfold as a result of who pays N400,000 even within the authorities hospitals for remedy.
“So Your Royal Highnesses, this can be a battle that’s but to be gained till we get vaccines and hopefully given a remedy.”