The Kano state’s Ministry of Health has confirmed the state’s first death from the coronavirus disease. The ministry announced the death in a tweet posted in the late hours of Wednesday, April 15.
Details of the death were not given but the ministry said there were 21 total cases of COVID-19 in the state, as against the 16 recorded for the state by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
“Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As at 11:55 pm, 1 death of #COVID19 has been recorded in Kano state,” the tweet read.
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