It made the disclosure while confirming receipt of 16 more COVID-19 positive test results.
In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle, the state government said it has now recorded 50 cases from repatriated Almajiris.
With the latest confirmed figure, the number of COVID-19 cases 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 deported from Kano to the state tested positive for COVID-19.