BREAKING: 19 New Coronavirus Cases Recorded In Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded 19 new coronavirus cases, bringing the number of infections persons in the country to 362.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced via Twitter on Tuesday night.

In a breakdown, NCDC said 14 cases was recorded in Lagos, 2 in FCT, 1 in Kano, 1 in Akwa Ibom and 1 in Edo state.

However, 99 patients have been discharged with 11 deaths recorded.

Meanwhile, Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in Lagos state, says a total of 118,000 households have been reached in the active case search of possible COVID-19 cases in communities.

At a media briefing on Tuesday, the commissioner said community search was activated to limit the spread of the disease in the state which has the highest number of COVID-19 patients in the country.

Abayomi said 110 persons were found with symptoms of coronavirus but tests are being conducted to determine their status.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Nineteen new cases of <a href=”;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#COVID19</a> have been reported as follows:<br><br>14 in Lagos<br>2 in FCT<br>1 in Kano<br>1 in Akwa Ibom<br>1 in Edo<br><br>As at 09:20 pm 14th April there are 362 confirmed cases of <a href=”;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#COVID19</a> reported in Nigeria. 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths<a href=”;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#TakeResponsibility</a> <a href=””></a></p>&mdash; NCDC (@NCDCgov) <a href=””>April 14, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src=”” charset=”utf-8″></script>

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  1. Please government should give to every Nigerian 1million naira each irrespective of status as palliative measure

  2. Nothing like Corona virus in Nigeria…
    If all the news of covid 19 and all persons infected is real, Nigerians will like to see there pictures coupled with there family names for proof…
    Let’s not invite what we don’t have to our country Nigeria cause we as a nation has the cure and we use them almost everyday… Herbs is number one example.

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