Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has announced that the state has recorded two fresh COVID-19 deaths.
In a tweet from his official Twitter handle on Saturday night, El-Rufai said the latest deaths bring the fatalities from COVID-19 in the state to three.
The governor disclosed that the two deceased are a senior citizen from Makarfi and a lady from Zaria.
El-Rufai also announced that two more persons have tested positive, bringing the active COVID-19 cases in the state to 87. He said the two new cases are a male from Igabi and a female from Chikun local government areas.
KADUNA UPDATE: Two more persons have tested positive, a male from Igabi and a female from Chikun. Two fatalities have also been recorded: a senior citizen from Makarfi and a lady from Zaria.
Kaduna State now has 87 active Covid-19 cases and three fatalities.
— Governor Kaduna (@GovKaduna) May 9, 2020