Nigeria now has 5 coronavirus deaths, 224 total infections and 27 recoveries. Epicenter remains Lagos

At least five people have died from coronavirus in Nigeria from 224 infections while 27 others have recovered, according to data from the health ministry and virus tracker website worldometers.

“Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 6 in Lagos, 2 in FCT and 2 in Edo. As at 11:15 am 5th April there are 224 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty-seven have been discharged with five deaths,” Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) tweeted on Sunday.

NCDC said on its website that “All new cases have mild to moderate symptoms and are currently receiving care.”

It added that “a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”

The epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria remains the commercial city of Lagos with 115 cases, or more than half the total number of cases in Nigeria.

The breakdown of cases is as followed: Lagos- 115 FCT- 45 Osun- 20 Oyo- 9 Akwa Ibom- 5 Ogun- 4 Edo- 9 Kaduna- 4 Bauchi- 6 Enugu- 2 Ekiti- 2 Rivers-1 Benue- 1 Ondo- 1.

Read full article

Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Based in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Simon leads a brilliant team of reporters, freelance journalists, analysts, researchers and contributors from around the world to run TODAY NEWS AFRICA as editor-in-chief. Simon Ateba's journalistic experience spans over 10 years and covers many beats, including business and investment, information technology, politics, diplomacy, human rights, science reporting and much more. Write him: [email protected]

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending Now

Inside Angola’s First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço’s medical evacuation to Paris amid COVID-19 travel restrictions

It was not clear when things worsened. Life inside any presidential palace can be full of secrecy. The people outside often...

Plane carrying 107 people on board crashes

A plane carrying 107 people on board has crashed in Karachi, Pakistan, and all 99 passengers and eight crew members are...

Human Rights Watch calls on Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize winning dictator Abiy Ahmed to restore internet and phone services in Oromia

The Ethiopian government should immediately lift the shutdown of internet and phone communications in the Oromia region, Human Rights Watch said on Monday....

President Buhari snubs Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed in SEC appointments

More insights emerged on Tuesday on the nomination of Mr. Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange...

One of Nigeria’s most corrupt pastors Chris Oyakhilome sanctioned by UK regulators for spreading falsehood and linking 5G to coronavirus

One of Nigeria's most corrupt pastors Chris Oyakhilome who has become infamous for imposing gate fees during end of the year's...
- Advertisement -

TOP NEWS

[/read_more]

Read full article

error:
Share
Tweet
WhatsApp
Reddit
Pin