FLASH: NCDC confirms 17 fresh cases of COVID-19 as total cases in Nigeria rises to 305.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 17 fresh cases of COVID-19 taking Nigeria’s total cases to 305 with 7 deaths and 58 discharged. The new cases were reported in Lagos, Katsina, Abuja, Niger, Anambra, Ondo and Kaduna states.
The NCDC made this known to the public yesterday night via a series of tweets from their verified Twitter handle:
“Seventeen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows: 8 in Lagos 3 in Katsina 2 in FCT 1 in Niger 1 in Kaduna 1 in Anambra 1 in Ondo.
As at 09:30 pm 10th April there are 305 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 58 have been discharged with 7 deaths.
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