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Covid-19 – 23 New Cases Confirmed in Nigeria

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Covid-19 23 New Cases Confirmed in Nigeria

Covid-19 23 New Cases Confirmed in Nigeria.

With 174 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) reported in Nigeria, the global pandemic is assuming a new dimension in the country.

Twenty-three new cases – nine in Lagos State, seven in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), five in Akwa Ibom State, one in Kaduna State and one in Bauchi State – were reported on Wednesday.

“As at 8pm of April 1, there are 174 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Nine patients have been discharged and two deaths have been recorded so far,” said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Latest breakdown of cases by states:

Lagos – 91
FCT – 35
Osun – 14
Oyo – 8
Ogun – 4
Edo – 4
Kaduna – 4
Bauchi – 3
Enugu – 2
Ekiti – 2
Rivers -1
Benue – 1
Akwa Ibom – 5

Meanwhile, NCDC has said the virology lab of Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi has been activated for COVID-19 testing

This has brought the number of COVID-19 testing labs in Nigeria to seven.

Work is progress on testing labs in Maiduguri, Kano, Sokoto, Port Harcourt, Jos and Kaduna.

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