Breaking: Nigeria Records 19 New Cases of COVID-19


By Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 19 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 362 the total number of confirmed cases in the country.

Announcing this Tuesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 14 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, two in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), while one each was recorded in Kano, Akwa Ibom and Edo

It said: “As at 09:20 pm on April 14, there are 362 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths.”

Breakdown of the figures show that Lagos has 203 cases, FCT 58, Osun 20, Edo 16, Oyo 11, Ogun nine, Bauchi and Kaduna six each, Kaduna and Akwa Ibom five each, Kwara and Kano four each, Ondo and Delta three each, Enugu, Ekiti and Rivers two each, while Benue, Niger and Anambra have one each.