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Nigeria Records 13 New Coronavirus Cases, 11 In Lagos




Nigeria Records 13 New Coronavirus Cases, 11 In Lagos

Nigeria has recorded 13 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the West African country.

Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday evening, April 12.

According to the NCDC, of the thirteen new coronavirus cases recorded on Saturday evening, eleven were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, one in Delta State and one in Kano State (index case), northern Nigeria.

The NCDC tweeted: 13 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 11 in Lagos, 1 in Delta & 1 in Kano As at 9:30 pm 11th April there are 318 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 70 have been discharged with 10 deaths There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria.

As at 9:30pm 11th April, there are 318 confirmed cases 70 discharged 10 deaths Lagos- 174 FCT- 56 Osun- 20 Edo- 12 Oyo- 11 Ogun- 7 Bauchi- 6 Kaduna- 6 Akwa Ibom- 5 Katsina-4 Delta- 3 Enugu- 2 Ekiti- 2 Rivers-2 Kwara- 2 Ondo- 2 Benue- 1 Niger- 1 Anambra- 1 Kano-1, the tweet added.

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The development means the number of cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to three hundred and eighteen with seventy people discharged and ten deaths recorded.