Kaduna State government has disclosed that a four-month-old child, who earlier tested positive to COVID-19, has been discharged after testing negative for the virus.
The government further disclosed that there are still 76 active cases in the state as at Friday.
In an update by Commissioner of Health, Dr Amina Mohammed Baloni on Saturday, the Government said that out of “the total number of 232 cases reported, 149 have been discharged, while seven deaths have been recorded.”
The Commissioner warned that “the state has tested almost 2000 samples, but case numbers are likely to rise further as more tests are conducted in more places.
According to her, “COVID-19 cases have been recorded in 33 wards in nine local government areas of the state: Chikun, Giwa, Igabi, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Makarfi, Sabon-Gari, Soba and Zaria. The data shows that 80% of the infected persons are male.”
The statement reiterated that most of the cases either have a history of interstate travel or are contacts of infected persons.