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NCDC confirms six fresh cases of COVID-19 as Nigeria’s total rises to 238

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Monday night confirmed six fresh cases of coronavirus in the country.

The centre said on its Twitter handle that two of the cases were recorded in Kwara, two in Edo, one in Rivers and one in the Federal Capital Territory.

The fresh discoveries brought the number of people infected by coronavirus in Nigeria to 238.

NCDC also said that 35 patients have now been discharged in the country.

It said: “Six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: two in Kwara, two in Edo, one in Rivers and one in the FCT

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“As of 09:30 pm on the 6th of April, there are 238 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-five have been discharged with five deaths.

“For a breakdown of cases by state, Lagos has 120, FCT- 48, Osun- 20, Oyo- nine, Edo- 11, Bauchi- six, Akwa Ibom – five, Kaduna- five, Ogun– four, Enugu- two, Ekiti- two, Rivers – two, Benue- one, Ondo- one and Kwara- two.”

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