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Nigeria Records 2 New Coronavirus Deaths As Cases Jump To 210



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Nigeria has recorded 2 new Coronavirus deaths and 20 new cases bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 210, Jameela News reports.


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this recent development of Coronavirus in Nigeria on Twitter, on Friday, April 3 at 10:30 pm.

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According to the NCDC, Lagos recorded one case out of the 2 new deaths while the other was recorded in Edo State, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 4.


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control also revealed in a tweet that Lagos recorded 11 new cases out of the 20 new cases while the FCT Abuja recorded 3 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Edo, Osun and Ondo States also recorded 3,2 and 1 new case(s) respectively, Jameela News understands.

According to the Friday update on the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, NCDC tweeted:


“Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 11 in Lagos, 3 in the FCT, 3 in Edo, 2 in Osun & 1 in Ondo Two new deaths have been recorded in Lagos and Edo State As at 10:30 pm 3rd April there are 210 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.”

Meanwhile, Jameela News reported that the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had revealed that 24 COVID-19 patients had been discharged from the Infectious Disease Center (IDC) in Yaba, Lagos.

He made this announcement after the Commissioner of Health in Lagos, Prof Akin Abayomi announced that shortly after 20 patients were discharged on Thursday, 4 more were discharged on Friday.

“Today, I have some good news for you concerning our desperate battle against Coronavirus, the lethal disease that has changed our world and tested to the limit our resilience as a people.

“Even as this battle continues, amid so much anxiety all over the world, I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the release today of 11 more patients from our facility in Yaba.

“They have fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 and have been allowed to return home to their families, “Governor Sanwo-Olu said on Thursday.

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