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COVID-19: Kaduna gov, El-Rufai confirms 31 new cases, discharges 15 patients



The Kaduna State government has announced 31 new cases of COVID-19 disease in the state recorded in Zaria, Kaduna North and Sabon-Gari LGAs.

This was revealed in a post on the official account of the Kaduna State government on Tuesday, which also informed of the discharge of 15 patients who have recovered from the virus after treatment.

“Covid-19 Update: 15 patients are due for discharge. Out of 145 samples tested today, 31 were positive: 20 in Zaria, 5 in Sabon-Gari and 6 in Kaduna North.

“The cases are mostly contacts of other cases. A further rise in cases is anticipated as more tests are conducted,” the tweet by the Kaduna State government read.

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This came after the Kaduna State government on Saturday confirmed the discharge of a four-month-old COVID-19 patient in the state.

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Amina Mohammed-Baloni, who disclosed this to journalists in Kaduna, however, said there were still 78 active cases in the state as at Friday.

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