The Kaduna State Government has revealed that 15 more almajiris have tested positive for COVID-19.
It made the disclosure while confirming receipt of 16 more people that tested positive for Covid-19.
In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle, the state government said it has now recorded 50 cases from deported Almajiris.
With the latest confirmed figure, the number of COVID-19 cases in the state now stand at 57.
“Covid-19 Update: The Kaduna State Ministry of Health this evening confirmed receipt of 16 more positive results, 15 of them from almajiris.
“The state has now recorded 50 cases from repatriated almajiris. Active cases have risen to 57.”the tweet read
Recall that the state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Muyiwa Adekeye, had on Saturday, said 14 Almajiri children who were repatriated from Kano to the state tested positive for COVID-19.