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BREAKING: Nigeria COVID-19 Cases Rise To 542, As 49 New Infections Are Confirmed




Nigeria coronavirus cases have risen to 542 as forty-nine new infections were recorded in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made the disclosure on saturday via its verified twitter handle.

Of the new cases, 23 were confirmed in Lagos, 12 in Abuja, 10 in Kano, two in Ogun, while Ekiti and Oyo recorded one case each.

Death toll also rose by two cases to 19, up from 17 confirmed yesterday Friday, while total discharged cases also increased to 166, up from Friday records at 159.

NCDC tweeted: “Forty-nine new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 23 in Lagos 12 in FCT 10 in Kano 2 in Ogun 1 in Oyo 1 in Ekiti.

As at 10:40 pm 18th April there are 542 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 166 Deaths: 19.”

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