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COVID-19: Kano records first death case as toll rise to 21

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Kano State has recorded its first demise from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with extra infections discovered.

In an early-morning tweet on Thursday, the State Ministry of Health stated a complete of 21 cases have been confirmed.

It referred to that the complete range of infections was once 21 as of 11:45pm on Wednesday, following the affirmation of 12 new cases.

The ministry tweeted moments after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) stated the variety of COVID-19 instances had surpassed 400.

According to an earlier tweet with the aid of the NCDC, Nigeria has a whole of 407 infections with 12 deaths and 128 human beings discharged as of 11:20pm Wednesday.

Thirty-four new instances had been located in 5 states – Lagos (18), Kano (12), Katsina (two), Delta (one), and Niger (one).

This brings the complete range of cases in Lagos to 232, whilst the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Osun that are the second and third worst-hit have 58 and 20 infections respectively.

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