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Nigeria Confirms 20 New Cases Of Coronavirus

4 April 2020 National News

Nigeria has 20 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 210.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this in a tweet on Friday, hours after it confirmed six cases of coronavirus in Osun State.

A breakdown of the latest figure shows that 11 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Lagos, while three cases were confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Three cases were also reported in Edo and two in Osun, while Ondo State recorded its index case of the disease.

Meanwhile, the number of people who have recovered from the disease in the country has risen to 25.

This followed the news that four people, including a mother and her baby, had been discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos.

The NCDC also revealed that the death toll from COVID-19 in the country has increased to four.

Two new deaths were recorded, one in Lagos and one in Edo States.

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