Nigeria has recorded 17 new cases of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 305 and 7 deaths.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday night, April 10, made the announcement Friday night on its official Twitter account.
The new cases are spread across Lagos, Kastina, Niger, Kaduna, Anambra and Ondo states, as well as Abuja, the country capital.
The NCDC said, “Seventeen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows:
8 in Lagos
3 in Katsina
2 in FCT
1 in Niger
1 in Kaduna
1 in Anambra
1 in Ondo
As at 09:30 pm 10th April there are 305 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 58 have been discharged with 7 deaths”
Following the confirmation of new cases on Friday night, eighteen states and Abuja in Nigeria now have at least one case.
The states with confirmed cases are:
Akwa Ibom- 5
Kwara – 2
Kastina – 4
Niger – 1
Anambra – 1