Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 407 

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 407 


Nigeria recorded 34 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 407.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which announced this on its Twitter handle on Wednesday, also said that the number of deaths from the COVID-19 cases has increased to 12.

“Thirty-four new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows: 18 in Lagos, 12 in Kano, two in Katsina, one in Delta, one in Niger.

“As of 11:20 pm on the 15th of April, there are 407 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 128 have been discharged with 12 deaths.

“Number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID-19: 19 + FCT. 

“Currently, Lagos has 232 cases, FCT- 58, Osun- 20, Kano- 16, Edo- 15, Oyo- 11, Ogun- nine, Katsina- seven, Bauchi- six, Kaduna- six, Akwa Ibom- six, Kwara- four, Delta- four, Ondo- three, Enugu- two, Ekiti- two, Rivers -two,

Niger- two, Benue- one, and Anambra- one,” NCDC said on its Twitter handle. 

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