In a new and expected development, Nigeria centre for disease control (NCDC) have announced sixteen new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.
According to the health minister, more cases are still expected to be confirmed in the following days. The ongoing lockdown in almost all states of the federation is in full force presently as Nigerians are failing to comply with the government’s order.
NCDC’s tweet reads:
Sixteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 10 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina
As at 09:30 pm 7th April there are 254 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Fourty-four have been discharged with six deaths
The current states affected by Covid-19 includes;
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