COVID-19 kills four in Nigeria



The National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) said an additional 617 cases of cholera were reported on Saturday.

Four more people have died, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease to 1,194 in the country.

In a statement posted on its website, NCDC said the new cases were reported in 15 states including Lagos (225), FCT (181), Kaduna (125), Adamawa (25), and Nasarawa (20). .

Others include Kano (12), Rivers (8), Edo (4), Ekiti (4), Bayelsa (3), Ogun (3), Plateau (3), Akwa Ibom (2).

In the end, Delta and Sokoto states have 1-1 each.

So far, a total of 72,757 people have been infected in Nigeria, 65,850 of whom have recovered.

The first case of the virus in Nigeria was discovered on February 28, by an Italian who arrived in Lagos on the 25th of this month.

Then on March 23, the first person died of the disease in Nigeria.


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