COVID-19: Kaduna discharges fifth patient, confirms three new cases


The Kaduna state government has announced that one more patient has recovered out of the six COVID-19 cases earlier reported in the state.

The State Commissioner of Health, Amina Mohammed-Baloni, revealed this in a statement released on Wednesday.

The commissioner said the latest discharge brought to five the number of patients discharged since 14 April 2020.

Mohammed-Baloni also confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the total number of coronavirus patients in the state to four.

The Commissioner said among the three new cases is a 23-year-old male “who came into the state from Istanbul via Dubai sometime in March”.

She added that the second patient is a 51-year-old male who recently arrived from Kano while the third patient is a 42-year-old male who had also travelled to Kano.

The commissioner warned residents “to avoid interstate travels and to promptly report to the authorities any person who has recently travelled from an affected state and develops symptoms of cough, fever, or sore throat.”


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