NCDC confirms 51 fresh Coronavirus cases as toll hits 493

Three Kano task force members test positive for COVID-19

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday confirmed a record of 51 new cases of coronavirus.

NCDC said the new cases were discovered in eight states across the country.

Fifty-one new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;

32 in Lagos
6 in Kano
5 in Kwara
2 in FCT
2 in Oyo
2 in Katsina
1 in Ogun
1 in Ekiti

As at 10:10 pm 17th April there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 159
Deaths: 17

As at 10:10 pm 17th April, number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 + FCT

Lagos- 283
FCT- 69
Kano- 27
Osun- 20
Edo- 15
Oyo- 15
Ogun- 10
Kwara- 9
Katsina- 9
Bauchi- 6
Kaduna- 6
Akwa Ibom- 6
Delta- 4
Ondo- 3
Ekiti- 3
Enugu- 2
Rivers-2
Niger- 2
Benue- 1
Anambra- 1

51 new cases of coronavirus confirmed, total now 493

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