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19 new cases of COVID-19 as Nigeria’s total hits 362



The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Tuesday night confirmed 19 new cases of coronavirus in the country.

The centre said on its Twitter handle that 14 cases were recorded in Lagos, two in the Federal Capital Territory, one each in Kano, Akwa Ibom, and Edo States.

With this confirmation, Nigeria now has 362 cases of COVID-19.

The NCDC also confirmed that one new death has been recorded, bringing the number of fatalities from the infection to 11.

It said: “19 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported as follows: 14 in Lagos, two in FCT, one in Kano, one in Akwa Ibom, one in Edo.

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“As of 09:20 p.m. on the 14th of April, there are 362 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths.

“Currently, Lagos has 203 cases, FCT- 58, Osun- 20, Edo- 18, Oyo- 11, Ogun – nine, Bauchi – six, Kaduna – six, Akwa Ibom – six, Katsina – five, Delta – three, Enugu – two, Ekiti – two, Rivers – two, Kwara – four, Ondo – three, Benue – one, Niger – one, Anambra – one and Kano – three.”

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