49 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Nigeria as of 18th April, 2020

Nigerian has recorded forty nine new cases of coronavirus having Lagos at the top.

This was reported by National Centre for Disease Control as of Saturday evening, April 18th.

In a new update on their Twitter page, the NCDC reports that there’s seventeen new cases in Lagos, Oyo, Kano, and FCT, Ekiti and Ogun.

Their tweet reads,

Forty-nine new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;

23 in Lagos
12 in FCT
10 in Kano
2 in Ogun
1 in Oyo
1 in Ekiti

As at 10:40 pm 18th April there are 542 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 166
Deaths: 19

For a breakdown of cases by states-

As at 10:40 pm 18th April, number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 + FCT

Lagos- 306
FCT- 81
Kano- 37
Osun- 20
Oyo- 16
Edo- 15
Ogun- 12
Kwara- 9
Katsina- 9
Bauchi- 6
Kaduna- 6
Akwa Ibom- 6
Delta- 4
Ekiti- 4
Ondo- 3
Enugu- 2
Niger- 2
Benue- 1
Anambra- 1

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