The Coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of 5 more Nigerians in Kaduna and Abuja respectively.
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai during a tweet posted this morning, said two more persons have died from the novel viral disease in his state.
”KADUNA UPDATE: Two more persons have tested positive, a male from Igabi and a female from Chikun. Two fatalities have also been recorded: a oldster from Makarfi and a woman from Zaria. Kaduna State now has 87 active Covid-19 cases and three fatalities.”
On his part, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, said three more persons have died from the disease.
”Dear FCT residents, i’m happy to announce the successful treatment & discharge of additional 39 #COVID19 patients within the FCT after their subsequent tests returned negative. Total number of discharged is now 85. Sadly, we recorded 3 more deaths & 7 new cases as at May 9, 2020.”