2 COVID-19 deaths recorded in Kano as fatality toll rises to 38

2 COVID-19 deaths recorded in Kano as fatality toll rises to 38

- Two more patients have died from coronavirus in Kano, the state government has announced

- The news was confirmed by the Kano state ministry of health on Tuesday, May 26

- Kano state currently has the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country

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Kano government has said that the state recorded two additional deaths from the coronavirus pandemic as one person was discharged from the isolation facility.

Legit.ng gathered that this was revealed in a tweet by the Kano state ministry of health on Tuesday, May 26 via its official Twitter handle.

The health ministry also said the total number of confirmed positive cases has increased to 919 after confirming 23 new cases.

The state ministry of health also said that Kano now has 747 active cases of COVID-19 while a total of 38 patients have died from the virus.

So far 134 patients have fully discharged from the isolation centre in the state after making a full recovery.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Jigawa state recorded a win against the deadly coronavirus as thirty-two COVID-19 patients were discharged from the isolation center after making a full recovery and testing negative twice for the virus.

Dr. Abba Abba Zakari, the state commissioner of health made this known to newsmen at the NYSC camp in Dutse.

Though the northern state recorded a win, four more COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in Jigawa, bringing the total number of fatalities to seven.

Meanwhile, the World Helth Organisation (WHO) said 106,000 cases were reported on Tuesday, May 19 - the most in a single day since the outbreak in China as the world faces the challenges of curtailing the ravaging coronavirus crisis.

WHO director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, made this disclosure during his opening remarks at the media briefing on Covid-19 on Wednesday, May 20.

Ghebreyesus further stated that during a virtual meeting held by world leaders, it was agreed that "barriers to universal access to vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics" should be lifted.

In other news, the National Orientation Agency (NOA) revealed that the major reason why the number of confirmed infected persons is increasing.

The agency in a tweet on Tuesday, May 26, said the only reason coronavirus cases are going up is because we do not take responsibility by following partial lockdown guidelines the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force (PTF) put in place.

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