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Presidency Reacts As Kano Records 92 New Coronavirus Cases



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The Presidency has called for intensive sensitization in Kano State as cases of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) increased to 311 in the state.

Naija News reports that the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday evening, confirmed 238 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria.

According to the NCDC 92 cases of COVID-19 was also reported in Kano State despite the 80 cases it recorded the previous day.

The latest update means there are now 2170 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Discharged: 351, Deaths: 68.

Reacting in a post on Twitter, media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Ahmad, expressed worry over the increase in cases in Kano State.

He urged Nigerians to join hands together to help stop the spread of Coronavirus in Kano.

His tweet reads: “Intensive sensitization needed in Kano. We have a role to play, and we must play it now.

“92 in Kano in one day; all hands have to be on deck.”

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.