The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, had on Friday announced that 397 new cases of the viral infection have been recorded in the country.
Out of the 397 new confirmed cases, 12 were recorded in Kaduna.
Confirming the development, the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai in a tweet via his Twitter account, said that Five patients had been discharged after showing full recovery from the virus.
The tweet reads,“COVID-19 Kaduna update.
“ Five patients are due for discharge.
“12 cases returned positive out of 96 samples tested.
“The new cases are in Kaduna North (6), Kaduna South (4), Chikun (1) and Igabi (1).
“Residents are advised to stay safe and adhere to social distancing rules.”