Coronavirus: Nigeria Confirms Two Deaths, 20 New Cases

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The Nigeria Centre of Disease Control announced that two more persons have died from and 20 new cases have been confirmed.

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The announcement was made via the centre’s Twitter handle late Friday.

The deaths occurred in Lagos and Edo States.

The agency said 20 new cases were recorded in Lagos, Abuja, , Ondo and Edo States. Ondo reported its first case.

Of the new 20 cases reported, 11 were reported in Lagos, three in the FCT, three in Edo, two in Osun and one in Ondo.

The NCDC said as at 10:30 p.m. Friday, there were 210 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Thirteen states and Abuja have so far reported at least a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

So far, 25 people have been treated, recovered and discharged.

A breakdown of states where cases have been confirmed indicate that Lagos now has 109 cases, followed by FCT – 41, Osun -22, – 8, Akwa Ibom – 5, Ogun – 4, Edo- 7, Kaduna – 4, Bauchi – 3, – 2, and – 2. Ondo, and Benue have one case.

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