Kano has recorded five news Coronavirus cases.
The Kano State Ministry of Health disclosed this via a tweet on Wednesday.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to nine.
“As at 10:25 am, Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 5 additional cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Kano State,” it tweeted, adding that there has not been any discharge case or death in the state.
Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As at 10:25 am, 5 additional cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in @KanostateNg @NCDCgov @FMICNigeria @dawisu @NOA_Nigeria @Chikwe_I @NphcdaNG
#StaySafeNigeria #StayHome pic.twitter.com/8KfIOT2Bih
— Kano State Ministry of Health (@KNSMOH) April 15, 2020
Other states in the North-West region with COVID-19 cases are Kaduna and Katsina with six and five cases respectively while there is no reported case in Jigawa, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of 11pm on Tuesday, 14th April, there were 373 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria while 99 recoveries and 11 deaths have been recorded.