Kano State government, following the report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)on Wednesday, April 29, has affirmed to the death of two persons in the state with COVID-19 related case.
The state Ministry of Health confirmed this in a tweet on its microblogging site account Thursday morning.
9jatoday understands that Kano State now has a total of 139 cases of Coronavirus disease, with the newly 24 confirmed cases credited to the state by the NCDC on Wednesday night.
Below is the summary of COVID-19 cases in Kano State as made available on the Twitter handle of the state Health Ministry.
#COVID19KN Update as at 12:05am 30th April 2020
•24 New #COVID19KN cases confirmed.
•Total confirmed cases in @KanostateNg are now 139.
•2 #COVID19KN deaths were recorded.
Please respect the #KanoLockdown and #StayAtHome to break the chain of #COVID19 transmission pic.twitter.com/EYa350h9wd
— Kano State Ministry of Health (@KNSMOH) April 29, 2020
Meanwhile, a popular monarch in the South-West region of Nigeria, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, said on Wednesday that a local cure would be offered soon to end the coronavirus.
Ooni spoke at the office of the governor at Oke – Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun state, while delivering two modular motorized fumigators to Governor Dapo Abiodun as his donation to the Ogun state government in support of his battle against the spread of COVID – 19 in the state.