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Kano State records 26 new COVID-19 infections, 52 recoveries


The state Ministry of Health made this known via its verified Twitter handle @KNSMOH in Kano on Thursday.

“Twenty-six new cases were recorded from 118 results received on Wednesday from the laboratories, and 52 additional COVID-19 patients were discharged,’’ it said.

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The ministry said that the state had so far conducted 60,254 COVID-19 sample tests since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country.

“Total confirmed cases 2,491 and 276 active cases,” it said.

The ministry said 2,145 patients had been discharged and 70 deaths recorded in the state.

The ministry urged residents of the state to observe safety protocols by maintaining personal hygiene, hand washing, use face masks, as well as social distancing to stem the spread of the pandemic.

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