– Total number of cases now 59
Twenty-three new Coronavirus diseases cases has been recorded in Kano State, Northwest, Nigeria.
This brings the total cases of infections to 59 in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday night, stated this while announcing that 38 new infections were recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 665.
It said 188 recoveries have been made while 22 fatalities have been recorded in the country.
The NCDC said, “Thirty-eight new cases of COVID-19 have been reported; 23 in Kano, 5 in Gombe, 3 in Kaduna, 2 in Borno, 2 in Abia, 1 in FCT, 1 in Sokoto and 1 in Ekiti.
“As at 11:10 pm 20th April there are 665 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.
“A breakdown of cases by states: Lagos-376, FCT-89, Kano-59, Osun-20, Oyo-16, Edo-15, Ogun-12, Kwara-9, Katsina-12, Bauchi-7, Kaduna-9, Akwa Ibom-9, Delta-4, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Enugu-2, Rivers-2, Niger-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Borno-3, Jigawa-2, Abia-2, Gombe-5 and Sokoto-1.”
Meanwhile, the virus has claimed one life while no discharge case has been recorded in the state.