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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 Rise in Northern States and FCT

With Northern Nigeria recording fewer cases of Coronavirus than the Southern part of the country, fifty-one (51) new cases of #COVID19 infection, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control -NCDC) has reported on Friday.

The details show a rise in confirmed cases in Northern Nigeria as 32 cases were recorded in Lagos, 6 in Kano, 5 in Kwara, 2 in FCT, 2 in Oyo, 2 in Katsina, 1 in Ogun, 1 in Ekiti states.

“As at 10:10 pm 17th April there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria”, the NCDC tweeted.

The number of discharged cases were 159, with the number of deaths put at 17. 


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