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Kaduna govt confirms 16 new cases of COVID-19

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The Kaduna State government has confirmed that it has recorded no fewer than 16 more cases of the dreaded COVID-19 disease in the state which were part of the new 252 samples tested for the virus.

This was confirmed on Friday night in a Twitter post by the Kaduna Ministry of Health which disclosed that the cases were from Kaduna North, Makarfi, Giwa, Sabon Gari and Kaduna South.

It said: “COVID-19 Update: 16 samples tested positive out of 252 analyzed.

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“The new cases are from Kaduna North (11), Makarfi (1), Giwa (2), Sabon Gari (1) and Kaduna South (1).”

This came a day after the state governor confirmed that the state recorded 33 more COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

The governor in a post on his official Twitter handle, @GovKaduna, said that the 33 new cases were among 455 samples the state recently sent to be tested for the virus.

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