Kano state has recorded the first Coronavirus death in the North West region of the country since the outbreak of the disease.
Kano State Ministry of Health made the announcement on Twitter. The Coronavirus patient died at about 11:55pm on Wednesday April 15.
The tweet read;
“Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As at 11:55 pm, 1 death of #COVID19 has been recorded in Kano State.”
Though the NCDC announced 12 new cases in Kano taking its total cases to 16, the Kano State Ministry of Health said the state has a total of 21 confirmed cases of Coronavirus.