Kano State has recorded 118 coronavirus cases in 48 hours, according to data obtained from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
It showed that the state recorded 38 cases on Wednesday and 80 on Thursday.
The state had also recorded a total of Kano 219 cases with three deaths, the data revealed
The increase in cases came three days after COVID-19 tests resumed in Kano state.
Since Nigeria recorded its index case on February 27, Kano has discharged no patient.
The NCDC said Kano’s new 80 COVID-19 cases were part of the 204 infections recorded in the country on Thursday.
NCDC tweeted, “204 new cases of #COVID19 reported: 80 in Kano, Lagos, 45;
Gombe – 12, Bauchi – nine, Sokoto – nine, Borno – seven, Edo – seven, Rivers – six, Ogun – six, FCT – four, Akwa Ibom – four, Bayelsa – four, Kaduna – three, Oyo – two, Delta – two, Nasarawa – two, Ondo – one, Kebbi – one.
“As of 11:50 pm on the 30th April, there are 1932 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Discharged: 319; Deaths: 58.”