NIGERIA RECORDS 20 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS

NIGERIA RECORDS 20 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS

Nigeria has recorded 20 new cases of Coronavirus, taking the national total to 343, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

Of the 20 new cases, Lagos has 13 of them, two each in Edo, Kano and Ogun while Ondo recorded one case.

“Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows: 13 in Lagos, 2 in Edo, 2 in Kano, 2 in Ogun and 1 in Ondo

“As at 09:50pm, 13th April, there are 343 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 91 have been discharged with 10 deaths. The number of states with confirmed cases is 19,” NCDC said.

Lagos is clearly the epicentre of Coronavirus, with 189 cases, which doubles the cases in all states combined.

Earlier in the day, Lagos discharged six survivors of Coronavirus, an act that is almost on daily basis, but the state keeps receiving more positive cases.

Of the 189 cases recorded, Lagos has discharged 61 survivors, five deaths, two others evacuated to their countries and three others transferred to Ogun State.

Lagos’ active Coronavirus cases moved from 108 on Monday afternoon  to 121 as at 10:20pm on Monday.

How States Stand

Lagos- 189

FCT- 56

Osun- 20

Edo- 14

Oyo- 11

Ogun- 9

Bauchi- 6

Kaduna- 6

Akwa Ibom- 5

Katsina-5

Kwara- 4

Ondo- 3

Delta- 3

Kano- 3

Enugu- 2

Ekiti- 2

Rivers-2

Benue- 1

Niger- 1

Anambra- 1

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