COVID-19: Nigeria records 3 new death, as toll hits 542

 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Saturday, confirms an additional 49 new cases of Coronavirus code-named COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the total cases in the country to 542.

The is coming even as the NCDC said that the country lost 3 persons to the virus the same day.

Of the total 542 cases currently registered, 166 cases had been treated and discharged with 19 deaths in the country.

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It noted that the majority of the active cases were in a stable condition.

According to the agency, “Forty-nine new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 23 in Lagos, 12 in FCT, 10 in Kano, in 2 in Ogun 1 in Oyo and 1 in Ekiti

“As at 10:40 pm 18th April, there are 542 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria, discharged, 166, and deaths 19.

“As at 10:40 pm 18th April, the number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 including FCT.”

Cumulative breakdown by states, Lagos- 306, FCT- 81, Kano- 37, Osun- 20 Oyo- 16, Edo- 15, Ogun- 12, Kwara- 9, Katsina- 9, Bauchi- 6, Kaduna- 6, Akwa Ibom- 6, Delta- 4, Ekiti- 4, Ondo- 3, Enugu- 2, Rivers-2, Niger- 2,  Benue- 1, Anambra- 1.

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