The Government of Kano State has reported five new cases of Coronavirus in the state, popularly known as COVID-19.
The Media Aide of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, reported that on Wednesday via his Twitter account.
The number of confirmed Coronavirus patients in Kano State has now risen to nine.
He said, ”The Kano State Ministry of Health, KNSMOH, has announced 5 new additional COVID-19 cases in the State. Making it a total of 9 confirmed positive cases.
” The 5 new cases were all traced to the index case on Wednesday, 15th April, 2020.
”As at 10:25 am, 5 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the State.”
Recall that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Tuesday confirmed 19 new cases of Coronavirus across the country.
An additional 11 cases were later confirmed in Lagos, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 373, while 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths recorded.