By Bonita Onyeka, For Agenda Watchdog, April 17, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – In its latest update on COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, making it the 13th fatality the country has suffered so far in the ongoing war on COVID-19. This was disclosed on the NCDC’s verified twitter handle.
The NCDC also disclosed that out of the 19 states, including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, affected by COVID-19, five states have suffered fatalities. The states are, Lagos, Edo, Katsina, Delta, and Kano, and the Federal Capital. While 152 patients have been discharged, having recovered from the ailment, 13 fatalities have been recorded across the country so far.
SUMMARY OF COVID-19 CASES IN NIGERIA – AS AT APRIL 16, 2020
|Total Samples Tested||> 5000|
|Total Confirmed cases||442|
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Active Cases||No. Discharged||No of Deaths|