Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 254 As Delta State Records First Patient

A total of 44 patients have recovered and discharged, while six persons have died of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 8,915 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 8,915 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

Nigeria on Tuesday record 16 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country to 254.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in its tweet update Tuesday night.

Of the 16 new cases, 10 were recorded in Lagos, two in FCT, while Oyo, Katsina and Delta state had one case each.

A total of 44 patients have recovered and discharged, while six persons have died of coronavirus pandemic in the country, the NCDC’s update also stated.

According to NCDC, “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. Forty-four have been discharged with six deaths”.

Coronavirus has spread to 17 states in Nigeria.

Below are the states and the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in them: Lagos- 130, FCT- 50, Osun- 20, Oyo- 11, Edo- 11, Bauchi- 6, Akwa Ibom- 5, Kaduna- 5, Ogun- 4, Enugu- 2, Ekiti- 2, Rivers-2, Benue- 1, Ondo- 1, Kwara- 2, Delta- 1, Katsina-1

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