Nigeria

Borno confirms 11 new cases of coronavirus

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Salisu Kwayabura announced this on Friday during the daily update by the response team for prevention and control of Covid-19 in Borno state.

Borno State Government has confirmed 11 new cases of coronavirus in the state.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on Tuesday confirmed 195 new cases of coronavirus in the country.

Out of the 195 cases, eleven were recorded in Borno.

Confirming the development, the Borno State Ministry of Health in a tweet via its Twitter handle on Wednesday, said that two deaths were recorded in the state.

The tweet read “As at 11:50pm 28th April, 2020, NCDCgov confirmed new 11 cases of Covid19 in Borno State.

“Total cases: 53.

“Active: 50.

“Discharged: 0.

“Deaths: 2.

“One case previously reported in Gombe State is now recorded as a Borno State case.

“Therefore, the total number of cases in Borno is 53.”

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