Kano State government has confirmed fifty-five new cases of coronavirus.
The State minister of health made the confirmation in a post on its official Twitter page on Thursday night.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 482.
The tweet read: “Update as at 11:50pm 7th May 2020. 55 new cases of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Kano.
“Total confirmed cases in @KanostateNg are now 482.”
The government added that 13 additional COVID-19 patients have successfully recovered and were discharged.
Meanwhile, Nigeria recorded 381 new cases on Thursday, bringing the total in the country to 3526.
Lagos recorded 183 which is the highest number confirmed by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, in one day.