Nigeria now has 232 COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded eight new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 232 nationwide.

“Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 5 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT and 1 in Kaduna State

“As at 09:30pm 5th April, there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-three have been discharged with five deaths.

“There are 232 confirmed cases, 33 discharged, 5 deaths,” a tweet thread on its official Twitter handle: @ncdcgov, stated on Sunday night.

It further added that Lagos now has 120 cases, FCT – 47, Osun – 20, Oyo – 9, Edo – 9, Bauchi – 6, Akwa Ibom – 5, Kaduna – 5, Ogun – 4, Enugu – 2, Ekiti – 2, Rivers -1, Benue – 1 and Ondo – 1.

Daily Trust reports that Lagos state government had earlier today confirmed the death of a 36-year-old COVID-19 patient, making it the second coronavirus patient to have died from the virus in the state.

The Lagos state government had also discharged another five #COVID19 patients on Sunday following their successful treatment at the Infectious Disease Centre in Yaba.


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