Kano state has recorded the first coronavirus death along with 12 new confirmed cases of the virus.
Kano state Ministry of Health confirmed this via a tweet on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday.
The first tweet reads, “Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As at 11:45 pm, 12 additional cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Kano State.
It was however updated to, “Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As at 11:55 pm, 1 death of #COVID19 has been recorded in Kano State,” the tweet reads.
With this, the number of positive cases in the state stands at 21.
There have been 407 confirmed coronavirus cases and 12 deaths in Nigeria, while 128 people in the country have recovered after contracting Covid-19.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide at the above time stood at 2,064,815 while 137,078 people have died from Covid-19 and 512,252 have recovered from the disease.