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NCDC confirms 16 new cases of COVID-19 as Nigeria’s total figure rises to 258

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Tuesday night confirmed 16 new cases of coronavirus in the country.

The figure brought the total number of confirmed infections in Nigeria to 254.

The centre said on its Twitter handle that 10 cases were recorded in Lagos, two in Oyo, one in Delta, one in Katsina and two in the Federal Capital Territory.

The NCDC also said Nigeria recorded one new death while nine more patients recovered.

This means six persons have beePDP demands policy statement on subsidy removaln killed by the pandemic in the country.

It said: “Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: 10 in Lagos, two in the FCT, two in Oyo, one in Delta and one in Katsina.

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“As of 09:30 pm on 7th of April, there are 254 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 44 have been discharged with six deaths.

“Currently, Lagos has 130 cases, FCT- 50, Osun- 20, Oyo- 11, Edo- 11, Bauchi- six, Akwa Ibom- five, Kaduna – five, Ogun – four, Enugu – two, Ekiti- two, Rivers- two, Benue – one, Ondo – one, Kwara – two, Delta – one, and Katsina – one.”

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