BREAKING: Covid-19: Anambra, Niger States Record First Coronavirus Cases, As The Deadly Virus Spreads To 19 States – See Breakdown

Anambra and Niger States have recorded their first cases of the coronavirus, which has killed thousands of people globally.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced that the 2 States recorded 1 case each, on Friday.

The announcement was made via its Twitter handle.

According to NCDC’s statistics, the virus has spread to 19 States in the country.

It tweeted: “17 new cases of #Covid-19 have been reported as follows: 8 in Lagos, 3 in Katsina, 2 in the FCT, 1 in Niger, 1 in Kaduna, 1 in Anambra, and 1 in Ondo.

“As at 09:30pm on the 10th of April, there are 305 confirmed cases, 58 discharged, 7 deaths.”

Giving a State-by-State breakdown of the cases, the NCDC said: “Currently, Lagos has 163 cases, FCT – 56, Osun – 20, Edo – 12, Oyo – 11, Bauchi – 6, Akwa Ibom – 5, Ogun – 7, Kaduna – 6, Enugu – 2, Ekiti – 2, Rivers – 2, Kwara – 2, Delta – 2, Benue – 1, Ondo – 2, Katsina – 4, Niger – 1, and Anambra – 1.”
The NCDC explained that 3 cases previously recorded for Lagos State, have been transferred to Ogun State.

“3 cases previously included as Lagos State’s cases, have been transferred to Ogun State. The 3 cases live in satellite towns in Ogun, close to Lagos

“Therefore, Lagos has reported 163 confirmed cases, while Ogun State has reported 7 confirmed cases”, it noted.

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