Coronavirus spreads to Akwa-Ibom as NCDC confirms 23 new cases in 5 states

Nigeria has now recorded 174 cases of the virus in 13 states.. (BBC)

Akwa-Ibom has been added to states with confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, announced that coronavirus cases in Nigeria has risen to 174 after 23 new cases were recorded in five states.


According to the NCDC, out of the 23 cases, nine were confirmed in Lagos, 7 in Abuja, 5 in Akwa-Ibom, 1 each in Kaduna and Bauchi state.

As at 08:00 pm 1st April, there are

174 confirmed cases
9 discharged
2 deaths

For a breakdown of cases by states- 

Lagos- 91
FCT- 35
Osun- 14
Oyo- 8
Ogun- 4
Edo- 4
Kaduna- 4
Bauchi- 3
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 2
Benue- 1
Akwa Ibom- 5

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