COVID-19 Nigeria Update

The epicenter of the coronavirus in Nigeria; Lagos has recorded ten new cases; which take the case in the state to 130.

The state ministry of health has also confirmed the release of 32 patients that have recovered from the dreaded virus after negative twice.

Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of health, Prof. Ajayi Abayaomi announced the death of a patient; are a British citizen who came to Lagos via Dubai after coming fro India.

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According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the 16 new cases reported yesterday takes the total cases in the country to 254.

From the new 16 cases that brought the number up to 254, Lagos had 10  2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina. The new states that entered the list are Delta and Katsina. It was reported that the index in Katsina is already dead.

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So, Lagos tops the number of cases with 130, followed by the FCT- 50, Osun- 20, Oyo- 11, Edo- 11, Bauchi- 6, Akwa Ibom- 5, Kaduna- 5, Ogun- 4, Enugu- 2, Ekiti- 2, Rivers-2, Benue- 1, Ondo- 1, Kwara- 2, Delta- 1, and Katsina-1.

44 have been discharged with six deaths.

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