Six Coronavirus cases reported in Nigeria, toll rises to 238


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed that the six new cases were reported in Kwara, Edo, Rivers and Abuja.

Kwara State reported its first cases, meaning 14 states and the FCT have so far reported cases.

The NCDC said “as at 09:30 pm 6th April there are 238 confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Nigeria.”

Meanwhile, 35 people have recovered and been discharged while five infected people have died.

Currently, 198 of the infected people are still sick and undergoing treatment.

Lagos has so far reported 120 cases, followed by FCT- 48, Osun- 20, Oyo- 9, Edo- 11 Bauchi- 6, Akwa Ibom and Kaduna- 5 each, Ogun- 4

Enugu, Ekiti, Kwara and Rivers-2 each, while Benue and Ondo has recorded one each.

Lagos has remained the epicenter of the virus in the country.

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