51 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported,17 Death ; Total 493


In the latest update of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, Fifty-one new cases have been reported as of Friday evening, April 17th by the National Centre for Disease Control.

In a new update on their Twitter page, the NCDC reports that there’s seventeen new cases in Lagos, Oyo, Kano, and FCT, Kwara, Katsina, Ekiti.

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Their tweet reads

Fifty-one new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;32 in Lagos

6 in Kano

5 in Kwara

2 in FCT

2 in Oyo

2 in Katsina

1 in Ogun

1 in Ekiti

As at 10:10 pm 17th April there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 159

Deaths: 17

For a breakdown of cases by states-

As at 10:10 pm 17th April, number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 + FCT

Lagos- 283

FCT- 69

Kano- 27

Osun- 20

Edo- 15

Oyo- 15

Ogun- 10

Kwara- 9

Katsina- 9

Bauchi- 6

Kaduna- 6

Akwa Ibom- 6

Delta- 4

Ondo- 3

Ekiti- 3

Enugu- 2


Niger- 2

Benue- 1

Anambra- 1

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