The Coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of five more Nigerians in Kaduna and Abuja respectively.
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai in 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 senior citizen from Makarfi and a lady 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 am happy to announce the successful treatment & discharge of additional 39 #COVID19 patients in 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.”