The Nigerian government has announced eight new cases of Covid-19 in the country.

The Nigerian government has announced eight new cases of Covid-19 in the country.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases of the virus in Nigeria to 97.

This implies that a total of 16 new cases have been reported as at the time of reporting on Saturday evening .

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The number of infected people in the country has continued to rise as Kaduna reported its first confirmed case today.

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The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, had earlier said he was confirmed positive for Covid-19. He however did not provide information on how he might have contracted the virus.

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Mr El-Rufai is one of the government officials who have tested positive for Covid-19.

Others include the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari; the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed; the Speaker, Edo state House of Assembly, Frank Okiye among others.


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