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Nigeria Records Another COVID-19 Death As 24 More Patients Recover

Akinola Ajibola  
Updated April 17, 2020
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Another person has died of coronavirus in Nigeria, bringing the COVID-19 death toll in the country to 13.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Thursday night in its latest report on the pandemic.

It revealed that as of 10:20 pm on April 16, five states – Lagos, Edo, Katsina, Delta, and Kano, as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have recorded at least one death.

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The NCDC added that 35 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the country, raising the total number of infections to 442.

These infections, it said, were reported from three states – Lagos (19), Kano (five), Oyo (two), as well as the FCT where nine new cases were confirmed.

According to the NCDC, a total of 152 COVID-19 patients have recovered across Nigeria, following the discharge of 24 more people.

It stated that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) which was activated at Level 3 would continue to coordinate the national response activities.

CASE SUMMARY IN NIGERIA AS AT APRIL 16TH 2020

Total Samples Tested> 5000
Total Confirmed cases442
Discharged152
Death13
States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Active CasesNo. DischargedNo of Deaths
Lagos251154907
Abuja FCT6742232
Kano212001
Osun203170
Edo15951
Oyo13850
Ogun9450
Katsina7601
Bauchi6600
Kaduna6600
Akwa Ibom6330
Kwara4400
Delta4301
Ondo3300
Enugu2020
Ekiti2110
Rivers2110
Niger2200
Benue1100
Anambra1100
Total44227715213











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