The Kano State Government has confirmed six new cases of COVID-19.
The State Ministry of Health confirmed the new cases on its official Twitter page on Friday night.
It said, “As at 10:56 pm, 17th April 2020, @KanostateNg confirms Six (6) additional cases of COVID-19, totalling 27 cases, 1 death #StayAtHome #StaySafeNigeria, #lockDownKano.”
Meanwhile, Nigeria on Friday, recorded 51 new cases of the virus.
The figure is the highest the country has had since its first case in March.
Nigeria now has 493 confirmed cases in the country.
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