Anambra and Niger State record first case of #COVID19

Anambra and Niger states recorded it first case of the novel coronavirus on Friday.

In a tweet on Friday night, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 17 new cases of the infection, bringing the total number to 305.

A break down of the new cases are eight in Lagos; three in Katsina; two in the federal capital territory (FCT); and one each in Niger, Kaduna, Anambra and Ondo.

The agency said as of 9:30 pm on April 10, that out of the 305 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria, 58 patients have been discharged and seven have died.

The agency added that three cases previously included under Lagos had been transferred to Ogun. It said the three patients live in satellite towns in Ogun close to Lagos.

In all, Lagos has 163 cases, the highest in the country, followed by the federal capital territory (FCT) with 56, Osun, 20, Edo, 12 and Oyo, 11.

Bauchi has six cases; Akwa Ibom, five; Katsina, four; Ogun, seven; Kaduna, six; while Enugu, Ekiti, Rivers, Kwara and Delta have two cases each.

Benue, Niger and Anambra have one case each.

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