BREAKING: Nigeria records 14 New Cases of Coronavirus as tally hits 288


Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of COVID-19 as the official number of cases so far hits 288.

This is according to a statement issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease control, NCDC.

“Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 13 in Lagos and 1 in Delta State As at 09:30 pm 9th April there are 288 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.”

“Fifty-one have been discharged with seven deaths”.

The NCDC also issued an apology for erroneously reporting 2 new cases of the virus in Bauchi on Wednesday.

“Yesterday, we erroneously reported 2 new cases in Bauchi. Following further review, we can confirm that these were repeat tests for previously confirmed cases.”

“We apologise for this error and remain committed to ensuring transparent and accurate reporting of test results” the statement read.

The centre also released an update on the number of cases in different states. The list below;

Lagos- 158

FCT – 54

Osun – 20

Edo – 12

Oyo – 11

Bauchi – 6

Akwa Ibom – 5

Ogun – 4

Kaduna – 5

Enugu – 2

Ekiti – 2

Rivers – 2

Kwara – 2

Delta – 2

Benue – 1

Ondo – 1

Katsina – 1

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