The coronavirus cases in Nigeria has reached 305, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced via its Twitter handle on Friday.
It tweeted, “17 new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported as follows: eight in Lagos, three in Katsina, two in FCT, one in Niger, one in Kaduna, one in Anambra and one in Ondo.
“As of 09:30 pm on the 10th of April, there are 305 confirmed cases, 58 discharged, seven deaths.
“Currently, Lagos has 163 cases, FCT- 56, Osun – 20, Edo – 12, Oyo – 11, Bauchi – six, Akwa Ibom – five, Ogun – 7, Kaduna – six, Enugu – two, Ekiti – two, Rivers – two, Kwara – two, Delta – two, Benue – one, Ondo – two, Katsina – four, Niger – one, and Anambra – one.
“Three cases previously included as Lagos state’s cases have been transferred to Ogun state. The three cases live in satellite towns in Ogun close to Lagos
“Therefore, Lagos has reported 163 confirmed cases while Ogun State has reported seven confirmed cases.”
More than 1.6 million people have been infected around the world and the death toll hit 100,661 on Friday, the World Health Organisation said.