Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases rise to 209 as NCDC confirms 4 deaths

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Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

With the 20 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Nigeria’s total number of confirmed cases has risen to 209 as well as four deaths.

ConsumerConnect gathered that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a tweet on its verified Twitter account, hours after it confirmed six cases of Coronavirus in Osun State Friday, April 3, 2020.
As of 10.30 p.m. on the day, there are 209 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in the country.

Analysis of the up-to-date figure showed that 11 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Lagos State, whereas three cases were confirmed in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Three cases were also reported in Edo and two in Osun, while Ondo State recorded its index case of the disease.

Meanwhile, the number of people who have recovered from the disease in the country has increased to 25.

This development followed the news that four people, including a mother and her baby, had been discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Lagos.

However, the NCDC stated that the number of deaths from COVID-19 pandemic has doubled from initial two to four.

A total of four people had died of the disease with two new deaths recorded in Lagos and Edo States.

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