Coronavirus maintains grip over Kano as state records 5 more deaths


Five persons in Kano were reported dead on Wednesday, May 6

This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

The news was also confirmed by the Ministry of Health in the state on Thursday, May 7

It seems that the coronavirus is still having its way over Kano as the pandemic has claimed not less than five lives, according to the Ministry of Health.

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The deaths were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday, May 6, Premium Times reports.

The ministry revealed that the state now has a total of 427 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 13 deaths and six recoveries.

Earlier, reported that Kano government on Tuesday, May 5, discharged three Covid-19 patients who had successfully recovered from the disease weeks after treatment.

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Speaking during the task force briefing on Covid-19, Tijjani Hussain, the coordinator of the committee made this known to the pressmen.

Hussain further claimed the patients were discharged after testing negative for the disease twice according to stipulated protocols of the NCDC.

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