FLASH: NCDC Confirms 35 new cases of COVID-19, total cases in Nigeria now 442.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 35 fresh cases of COVID-19 taking Nigeria’s total cases to 442 with 13 deaths and 152 discharged.
The new cases were reported in the FCT, Lagos, Kano, and Oyo states.
The NCDC made this known via their verified Twitter handle:
“Thirty-five new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows:
19 in Lagos
9 in FCT
5 in Kano
2 in Oyo.
As at 10:20 pm 16th April there are 442 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
152 have been discharged with 13 deaths.
As at 10:20 pm 16th April, number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 + FCT
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