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|
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Active Cases||No. Discharged||No of Deaths|
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