Kano records 8 deaths from 311 COVID-19 cases


Eight deaths have been recorded from the total of 311 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Kano so far, the State Ministry of Health has revealed.

The Ministry also confirmed 92 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state, the highest number of the infections recorded in a state in Nigeria on Friday.

The ministry, via its Twitter handle @KNSMOH, said, “Update as at 11:25 p.m. May 1, 2020; 92 new cases of COVID-19 cases were confirmed.

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kano State are now 311.

“Three additional COVID-19 deaths were recorded. Total deaths are now 8.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that it was the second day running that the state will record the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country.

It recorded 80 confirmed cases on April 30.