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Beaking: Nigeria Records 19 New COVID-19 Cases, 14 In Lagos




Beaking: Nigeria Records 19 New COVID-19 Cases, 14 In Lagos

Nigeria has recorded 19 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 series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Tuesday evening, April 14.

According to the NCDC, of the nineteen new coronavirus cases recorded on Tuesday evening, fourteen were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, two in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, One in and one Edo, Akwa Ibom and one in Kano State, northern Nigeria.

The NCDC tweeted: Nineteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows: 14 in Lagos 2 in FCT 1 in Kano 1 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Edo As at 09:20 pm 14th April there are 362 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths.

“As at 09:20 pm 14th April, number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 + FCT Lagos- 203 FCT- 58 Osun- 20 Edo- 16 Oyo- 11 Ogun- 9 Bauchi- 6 Kaduna- 6 Akwa Ibom- 5 Katsina-5 Kwara- 4 Kano- 4 Ondo- 3 Delta- 3 Enugu- 2 Ekiti- 2 Rivers-2 Benue- 1 Niger- 1 Anambra- 1,” the tweet added.

The development means the number of cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to three hundred and sixty-two with ninety-nine people discharged and eleven deaths recorded.