FLASH: NCDC Confirms 30 new cases, Lagos discharges 9, total cases now 373.
Four states – Lagos, Kano, Akwa Ibom and Edo as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) accounted for the 30 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases confirmed Tuesday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Here is the latest breakdown of cases by the NCDC:
As at 11:00 pm 14th April, number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 + FCT
Akwa Ibom- 6
Lagos, which recorded 25 of the fresh cases in 24 hours, earlier announced the discharge of nine patients from its Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba. Total patients discharged now in Lagos is 69.
Two of the cases were recorded in the FCT while Kano, Akwa Ibom and Edo states have one case each. Twenty states and Abuja now have COVID-19 cases.
Ninety-nine of the infected persons have been treated and discharged while 11 deaths have been recorded, the NCDC said.
Announcing the discharge of the eight patients, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu tweeted: “More great news today (yesterday) from our Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.
“Eight more people – two females and six males – have tested negative and fully recovered from #COVID19. They have been discharged to return to their families.
“This brings the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our facilities to 69.
“Please, let us continue to adhere to all the safety advice from our health experts.”
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