Just In: COVID-19 death cases rose to 13 in Katsina
Fifty-one coronavirus patients have been discharged so far in Katsina after recovering from the virus.
However, the state has also recorded 13 deaths from the pandemic.
Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health,Dr Kabiru Mustapha,stated this while addressing newsmen with members of the COVID-19 response team.
He explained that 285 positive cases have been recorded by the state as at May 21.
He further admitted that 300 samples are yet to be returned, affecting the committee’s calculations and challenges as new figures keep streaming in with more samples being sent.
On the13 recorded deaths so far, he said only five were admitted while the remaining 8 were based on the symptomatic observations carried out after they died and their samples collected and presented to the hospital.