On Thursday, Nigeria confirmed 35 new cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of cases in the country to 442.
In a tweet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the new cases were reported in three states – Lagos, Kano and Oyo – and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The breakdown of the new cases showed that Lagos has 19 cases, followed by FCT with 9, Kano – 5, and Oyo, 2 cases. Lagos remains the epicentre for the outbreak in Nigeria, while confirmed cases in Kano have been on the rise since the northern city’s first confirmed case was announced on Sunday.
The NCDC said as at 10:20 p.m. on Thursday, there were 442 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Of this, 152 have been discharged while 13 people have died. As of the time of reporting, over 22 states have confirmed at least a case of the virus in Nigeria.
Thirty-five new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows:
19 in Lagos
9 in FCT
5 in Kano
2 in Oyo
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 16, 2020
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