Nigeria confirms 20 new cases of COVID-19… toll now 343

 Nigeria confirms 20 new cases of COVID-19… toll now 343

By Victor Akuma

Twenty new cases of the coronavirus pandemic have been confirmed on Monday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC).

Breakdown of this number saw Lagos with 13 cases, Edo 2, Kano 2, Ogun 2 and Ondo 1.

A total of 91 out of the 343 active cases have been discharged in the country with 10 deaths recorded so far.

“As at 09:50 pm 13th April there are 343 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 91 have been discharged with 10 deaths”

*Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows: 13 in Lagos, 2 in Edo2, in Kano 2 in Ogun1 and in Ondo,” the centre reported

A total of 20 out of the 36 states in the country are said to now be major hits of the novel pandemic. Below is the rundown by states.

Lagos- 189

FCT- 56

Osun- 20

Edo- 14

Oyo- 11

Ogun- 9

Bauchi- 6

Kaduna- 6

Akwa Ibom- 5


Kwara- 4

Ondo- 3

Delta- 3

Kano- 3

Enugu- 2

Ekiti- 2


Benue- 1

Niger- 1

Anambra- 1

According to the list, Lagos has the highest number, followed by the Federal Capital Territory and Osun state respectively.

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