Breaking: Akwa Ibom records first case

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday evening confirmed another 23 new cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, bring the toll to 174.

This is coming even as Akwa Ibom State recorded its first case of COVID-19 patient.

According to a tweet by the NCDC, “Twenty-three new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State.

“As at 08:00 pm 1st April, there are 174 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths.”

For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, currently;

Lagos- 91,

FCT- 33,

Osun- 14,

Oyo- 8,

Ogun- 4,

Edo- 4,

Kaduna- 4,

Enugu- 2,

Bauchi- 3,

Ekiti- 2,


Akwa Ibom- 1

and Benue- 1.

Source: Vanguard

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