Kano State Government has confirmed the deaths of two COVID-19 patients in the state.
The development was confirmed in a tweet on the official Twitter account belonging to the state Ministry of Health in the early hour of Thursday, April 30.
The Ministry revealed further that Kano State now has in total one-hundred-and-thirty-nine confirmed cases of Coronavirus following the 24 new cases of COVID-19 credited to the state in the report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night.
Kano State COVID-19 death case now rises to a total of 5, Naija News understands.
See below details of COVID-19 cases in Kano State as shared by the State Health Ministry.
#COVID19KN Update as at 12:05am 30th April 2020
•24 New #COVID19KN cases confirmed.
•Total confirmed cases in @KanostateNg are now 139.
•2 #COVID19KN deaths were recorded.
Please respect the #KanoLockdown and #StayAtHome to break the chain of #COVID19 transmission pic.twitter.com/EYa350h9wd
— Kano State Ministry of Health (@KNSMOH) April 29, 2020
Meanwhile, Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of abandoning the state in its current situation.
Governor Ganduje noted that the Federal Government is not helping the state in the fight against Coronavirus.