Laboratory tests in Kano news, on Thursday the April 30th, samples being tested for COVID-19 at an NCDC Laboratory, confirmed 80 new cases of the novel Coronavirus infections in Kano State, increasing the state’s total to 219 confirmed cases, getting past the Federal Capital Territory, FCT’s total number cases as the state with the second-highest number of confirmed cases in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its COVID-19 case status, noted that a total of 204 new cases were confirmed in Nigeria, bringing the total to 1,932.
The number of fatality cases also increased to 58 while 319 patients have been discharged .Kano State with 80 new cases recorded the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday the April 30th 2020, followed by Lagos, which recorded 45, Gombe-12, Bauchi-9, Sokoto-9, Borno-7, Edo-7. Rivers and Ogun recorded six cases each; FCT (Abuja), Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa confirmed four cases each while Kaduna had 3 new cases, Oyo, Delta and Nasarawa recored 2 cases each and one case each was confirmed in Ondo and Kebbi.
The Nigeria Center For Disease Control, (NCDC) restated that as of Thursday April 30th, 34 states in Nigeria and the nation’s capital Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have recorded at least one confirmed case of the novel coronavirus. Three states are the epicentres which are Lagos, Kano and the nation’s capital (FCT) which are 71%.