The figure of Nigerians infected by the dreaded coronavirus disease also known as Covid-19 on Thursday shot up to 288 from 276 announced on Wednesday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), following the discovery of more infected persons.
According to the new data released by NCDC, 14 new cases have been recorded in Lagos and Delta States. with Lagos topping the list with 13 infections and Delta with only one case.
Till date, 288 cases have been confirmed, 51 cases have been discharged and seven deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.
The NCDC in a tweet on April 10 said that there are 288 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Fifty-one have been discharged with seven deaths”
A breakdown of the cases reported in the country show that Lagos is still the epicenter for the outbreak in the country,
Lagos state has now reported 158 cases, FCT- 54, Osun- 20, Edo- 12, Oyo- 11, Bauchi- 6, Akwa Ibom and Kaduna reported 5 each, Ogun- 4, while Enugu, Ekiti, Rivers,Delta and Kwara- 2 apiece and Benue,
Ondo and Katsina have one case each.