The Nigeria Center for Disease and Control, NCDC announced the discovery of 51 coronavirus cases in Nigeria, 32 in Lagos. This comes as the country braces up for more cases, considering that the shut down rules have been very relaxed across the country. In the tweet, the organization mentioned;
“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.
Apparently, one of the new 4 deaths reported was that of the Chief of Staff to Nigeria’s President, Mallam, Abba Kyari. May his soul and that of others rest in peace.