Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State today said that out of the 18 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the state, 10 were members of the same family.
El-Rufai stated this in a tweet posted on his Twitter.
According to him, the new cases were recorded in four Local Government Areas, namely Kaduna North, Zaria, Chikun and Sabon-Gari.
“18 new cases were recorded today, 10 of whom are family members of one case. 14 of the new cases are from Kaduna North, two from Zaria and one each from Chikun and Sabon-Gari LGAs. Residents are advised to adhere to safety measures,” El-Rufai tweeted.
While 14 of the new cases are from Kaduna North, two are from Zaria and one each is from Chikun and Sabon-Gari.
The governor appealed to residents to adhere strictly to safety measures put in place to check the spread of the virus in the state.
Out of the 339 new cases confirmed, 18 were recorded in Kaduna.