Kano State Ministry of Health has announced the first death caused by coronavirus in the state.
Kano State Ministry of Health announced this shortly after the NCDC confirmed 34 new cases in Nigeria.
Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As at 11:55 pm, 1 death of #COVID19 has been recorded in @KanostateNg @NCDCgov @FMICNigeria @dawisu @NOA_Nigeria @Chikwe_I @NphcdaNG #StaySafeNigeria #StayHome pic.twitter.com/SC68LnBZHT
— Kano State Ministry of Health (@KNSMOH) April 15, 2020
The NCDC said 12 of the new cases announced at 11:20 pm on Wednesday, April 16, 2020, were recorded in Kano state.
According to the NCDC a total of 16 cases had been recorded in Kano state, but the state government while announcing the first death said 21 cases had been confirmed in the state.