COVID-19: After Buhari’s lockdown extension, Nigeria confirms 20 new cases

*As cases in Lagos nears 200

COVID-19: After Buhari's lockdown extension, Nigeria confirms 20 new cases

Hours after President Muhammadu Buhari address to Nigerians, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Monday evening, confirmed an additional 20 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 343.

According to NCDC, twenty new cases of COVID-19 have been reported as follows, 13 in Lagos, two in Edo, Ogun and Kano respectively, while one in Ondo state.

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“As at 09:50 pm 13th April, there are 343 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 91 have been discharged with 10 deaths

“No of states with confirmed cases are now 19, 343 confirmed cases, 91 discharged and 10 deaths.

A breakdown of cases shows that, Lagos- 189, FCT- 56, Osun- 20, Edo- 14, Oyo- 11, Ogun- 9, Bauchi- 6, Kaduna- 6, Akwa Ibom- 5, Katsina-5, Kwara- 4, Ondo- 3, Delta- 3, Kano- 3,
Enugu- 2, Ekiti- 2, Rivers-2, Benue- 1, Niger- 1 and Anambra- 1.


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