Breaking: Coronavirus kills 5 as cases rise to 224 in Nigeria

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has on Sunday confirmed an additional 10 persons with Coronavirus in the country.

Recall that the centre recorded 214 yesterday. It toppled the number this morning with a total number of ten persons making the number of persons with the disease two hundred and twenty-four, 224.

The centre while breaking down its data said, 27 persons have been discharged while 5 have reportedly died.

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Read the statement below: “Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 6 in Lagos, 2 in FCT and 2 in Edo.

As at 11:15 am 5th April there are 224 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty-seven have been discharged with five deaths

The break down:

As at 11:15am 5th April, there are

224 confirmed cases

27 discharged

5 deaths

For a breakdown of cases by states-

Lagos- 115

FCT- 45

Osun- 20

Oyo- 9

Akwa Ibom- 5

Ogun- 4

Edo- 9

Kaduna- 4

Bauchi- 6

Enugu- 2

Ekiti- 2


Benue- 1

Ondo- 1


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