Breaking: Akwa Ibom records first case, as NCDC confirms another 23 COVID-19 patients

*As toll hits 174

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday evening confirmed another 23 new cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, bring the toll to 174.

This is coming even as Akwa Ibom State recorded its first cases of COVID-19 patient.

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According to a tweet by the NCDC, “Twenty-three new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State.

“As at 08:00 pm 1st April, there are 174 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths.”

For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, currently; Lagos- 91, FCT- 35, Osun- 14, Oyo- 8, Ogun- 4, Edo- 4, Kaduna- 4, Enugu- 2, Bauchi- 3, Ekiti- 2, Rivers-1, Akwa Ibom- 5 and Benue- 1.


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