Nigeria Records 14 New Cases of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 14 new cases of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

The NCDC confirmed the new figure which made the total number rise from 276 – 288, the new figure was released in a tweet on Thursday evening bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections recorded in the country so far to 288.

13 of the 14 new cases were reported in lagos while delta reported 1 case bringing a total number of two cases in delta state.

With this figure Lagos which has been described as the country's epicenter of COVID-19 has almost three times the number of infections in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), which has 55 cases of the virus.

The Nigeria centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also revealed that as of 9:30pm on April 9, 51 patients had been discharged with seven deaths recorded. It added that two new infections were erroneously reported in Bauchi as a further review that the cases were repeat tests for previously confirmed cases.


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