COVID-19: 19 news cases discovered as toll rise to 362

COVID-19: 19 news cases discovered as toll rise to 362

19 news cases of coronavirus has been discovered making the toll rise to 362 confirmed cases in Nigeria.


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC has announced the discovery of 19 new cases of Coronavirus disease in Nigeria making the number of confirmed cases increase to 362.

NCDC made this know via it’s official twitter handle this evening as they give the highlight of the affected states.

According to NCDC, the new cases were discovered in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Akwa ibom and Edo. 14 of the 19 cases were discovered in Lagos while two cases were discovered in Abuja. Kano, Akwa Ibom and Edo with 1 case each.

These fresh discovery of the virus increases the confirmed cases in Nigeria to 362 with 99 patients fully recovered and 11 deaths.

In the attempt of the federal government to curtail the spread of the virus, the lockdown declared in some states with the highest confirmed cases has been extended for another duration of 14 days.

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