Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 305
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Friday night confirmed 17 new cases of coronavirus.
The number of confirmed cases of the virus in the country now stands at 305.
“17 new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported as follows: eight in Lagos, three in Katsina, two in FCT, one in Niger, one in Kaduna, one in Anambra and one in Ondo,” NCDC said on Twitter on Friday.
“As of 09:30 pm on the 10th of April, there are 305 confirmed cases, 58 discharged, seven deaths.”
Currently, Lagos has 163 cases, FCT- 56, Osun – 20, Edo – 12, Oyo – 11, Bauchi – six, Akwa Ibom – five, Ogun – 7, Kaduna – six, Enugu – two, Ekiti – two, Rivers – two, Kwara – two, Delta – two, Benue – one, Ondo – two, Katsina – four, Niger – one, and Anambra – one.”
The NCDC also stated that three cases previously recorded for Lagos State have been transferred to Ogun State.
The commission said the three cases live in satellite towns in Ogun close to Lagos
“Therefore, Lagos has reported 163 confirmed cases while Ogun State has reported seven confirmed cases,” NCDC said.
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