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 UPDATED: Nigeria records five new COVID-19 cases, total now 214

UPDATED: Nigeria records five new COVID-19 cases, total now 214


Five new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Nigeria, says the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

Three of the cases were recorded in Bauchi State and two in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

“As at 10:10 pm 4th April, there are 214 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty-five have been discharged with two deaths,” the NCDC stated.

Lagos has the highest number of infections with 109 cases while Abuja follows with 43. The two cities are currently observing a 14-day lockdown as part of measures to break the circle of community transmission of the novel virus.

Osun State follows with 20 cases while there are nine cases in Oyo State and seven in Edo State.

With the new cases announced on Saturday night, the number of infections in Bauchi State increased from three to six.

Akwa Ibom has five cases while Ogun and Kaduna have four cases each.

Enugu and Ekiti States have two each while Rivers, Benue and Ondo States have one case each.

Meanwhile, the Centre announced that it received an ambulance from the Living Faith Church Worldwide also known as Winners’ Chapel International.

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