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Coronavirus: Kano records 23 new cases, total now 59

Twenty-three new cases of the coronavirus disease have been recorded in Kano State, North-West Nigeria, report says.

This brings to 59, the total infections reported in the state.

The virus has claimed one life while no discharge case has been recorded in the state.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated this on Monday night 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.

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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.”

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The densely populated Kano State has been on lockdown to enforce social distancing as part of measures to curb the spread of the virus.

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