Just In: Whahala As Nigeria Coronavirus Cases Rise To 493 With 51 persons Testing Positive – The Liberator 


By Binebai Princewill

According to report from the verified Twitter handle operated by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) published on Friday revealed that the country has recorded 51 new cases of the coronavirus pandemic.
With the recording of the 51 new cases in the country, the total number of Covid – 19 cases have risen to 493.
NCDC revealed that the country also recorded four new deaths as total number of deaths also rises to 17.
However, seven patient were also discharged as 159 persons have effectively recovered from the virus.
The NCDC statement reads in full below:



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#TakeResponsibility


10:10 PM – Apr 17, 2020

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