Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai says 10 of the 18 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the state, were members of the same family.
El-Rufai, in a tweet on Friday said the new cases were recorded in four Local Government Areas of the state.
They are Kaduna North, Zaria, Chikun and Sabon-Gari LGAs.
The governor has now appealed to residents to adhere strictly to safety measures put in place to check the spread of the virus in the state.
As at Thursday, May 21st, Kaduna had 170 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.