Another person has died of coronavirus in Nigeria, bringing the COVID-19 death toll in the country to 13

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Thursday night in its latest report on the pandemic.

It revealed that as of 10:20 pm on April 16, five states – Lagos, Edo, Katsina, Delta, and Kano, as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have recorded at least one death.

The NCDC added that 35 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the country, raising the total number of infections to 442.

These infections, it said, were reported from three states – Lagos (19), Kano (five), Oyo (two), as well as the FCT

where nine new cases were confirmed.

According to the NCDC, a total of 152 COVID-19 patients have recovered across Nigeria, following the discharge of 24 more people.

It stated that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) which was activated at Level 3 would continue to coordinate the national response activities.

CASE SUMMARY IN NIGERIA AS AT APRIL 16TH 2020

Total Samples Tested > 5000
Total Confirmed cases 442
Discharged 152
Death 13
States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Active Cases No. Discharged No of Deaths
Lagos 251 154 90 7
Abuja FCT 67 42 23 2
Kano 21 20 0 1
Osun 20 3 17 0
Edo 15 9 5 1
Oyo 13 8 5 0
Ogun 9 4 5 0
Katsina 7 6 0 1
Bauchi 6 6 0 0
Kaduna 6 6 0 0
Akwa Ibom 6 3 3
Kwara 4 4 0 0
Delta 4 3 0 1
Ondo 3 3 0 0
Enugu 2 0 2 0
Ekiti 2 1 1 0
Rivers 2 1 1 0
Niger 2 2 0 0
Benue 1 1 0 0
Anambra 1 1 0 0
Total 442 277 152 13

 

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