The Governor made the confirmation in a tweet via his Twitter Account on Tuesday while announcing the discharge of 12 patients after showing full recovery from the viral infection.
According to him, 17 of the new cases are from three families in Zaria, Kaduna North and Chikun.
The tweet reads ”COVID-19 Update, 12 patients are due for discharge.
“There are 19 positive cases from the latest batch of 131 samples tested.
“17 of the new cases are from three families in Zaria, Kaduna North and Chikun.
“One case is from Igabi, while there is a fatality from Kaduna South.
“Residents are advised to adhere to social distancing rules.”