Nigeria confirms 10 new coronavirus cases, total now 184

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 10 new cases of people infected with coronavirus (covid-19) in the country. The new cases bring to 184 the total confirmed cases in the country.

Of the 10, seven was recorded in Lagos while three was confirmed in Abuja.

“Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; seven in Lagos and three in the FCT. As at 08:00pm 2nd April, there are 184 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty have been discharged with two deaths,” the NCDC tweeted. 

Lagos remains the epicentre of the infections in Nigeria with 98 cases, out of which 19 have recovered and been discharged.

Globally, 1,011,064 people have been infected with the virus, 52,885 have died while 212,015 have recovered.