The government of Kaduna state has confirmed that a four-month-old baby has been found among an additional 20 corona cases on Friday.
The state health ministry said the findings indicate that the baby’s father had come from Kano state in recent days.
It added that the baby was tested after being taken to a hospital for respiratory problems and is currently awaiting the results of her parents’ test.
There are also six health workers among the new victims according to the state Department of Health in a statement posted on Twitter Saturday.
A statement signed by the Commissioner of Health, Amina Mohammed-Baloni, states that the virus is now spreading in nine districts of Kaduna.
The NCDC says 134 people have been infected with the virus in Kaduna since Friday evening.