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NIGERIA CONFIRMS 20 NEW CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS

NIGERIA CONFIRMS 20 NEW CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS

Nigeria has recorded 20 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 210.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this in a tweet on Friday, hours after it confirmed six cases of coronavirus in Osun State.

A breakdown of the latest figure shows that 11 new coronavirus cases were reported in Lagos, while three cases were confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Nigeria.

Three cases were also reported in Edo and two in Osun, while Ondo State recorded its index case of the disease.

Meanwhile, the number of people who have recovered from the disease in Nigeria has risen to 25.

This followed the news that four people, including a mother and her baby, had been discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos.

On the sad note, the NCDC revealed that the death toll from COVID-19 in Nigeria had doubled.

A total of four people have died from the disease, two new deaths were recorded in Lagos and Edo States.

See the case summary in Nigeria as of April 3 below:

Total Confirmed cases210
Discharged25
Death4
StatesNumbersStatesNumbers
Abuja FCT41Abia
AdamawaAkwa Ibom5
AnambraBauchi3
BayelsaBenue1
BornoCross River
DeltaEbonyi
Enugu2Edo7
Ekiti2Gombe
ImoJigawa
Kaduna4Kano
KatsinaKebbi
KogiKwara
Lagos108Nasarawa
NigerOgun4
Ondo1Osun22
Oyo8Plateau
Rivers1Sokoto
TarabaYobe
Zamfara

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