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NIgeria records 51 new cases of coronavirus

Fifty-one new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its verified twitter handle on Friday night.

It said 32 of the new cases are in Lagos, six in Kano, five in Kwara, two in Oyo, FCT and Katsina while Ogun and Ekiti have one each.

The total confirmed cases in Nigeria are 493 with 17 deaths.

NCDC wrote on twitter:

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, number of states with confirmed cases of #COVID19: 19 + FCT

Lagos- 283
FCT- 69
Kano- 27
Osun- 20
Edo- 15
Oyo- 15
Ogun- 10
Kwara- 9
Katsina- 9
Bauchi- 6
Kaduna- 6
Akwa Ibom- 6
Delta- 4
Ondo- 3
Ekiti- 3
Enugu- 2
Rivers-2
Niger- 2
Benue- 1
Anambra- 1

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