17 Deaths Of Coronavirus Patients In Nigeria, Cases Skyrocket To 493

Confirmed cases of coronavirus have increased to 493 in Nigeria after 51 new infections were recorded on Friday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle.

It also announced that the number of fatalities recorded from coronavirus-related complications had increased 17.

“Fifty-one new cases of #COVID19 have been reported: 32 in Lagos, six in Kano, five in Kwara, two in FCT, two in Oyo, two in Katsina, one in Ogun, one in Ekiti.

“As of 10:10 pm on the 17th of April, there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 159; Deaths: 17.”

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Ukamaka Doris, a graduate of Mass Communication, from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has a flair in writing and news reporting which led her into blogging. Previously, Ukamaka Doris has worked as an editor at primepost.ng, presenter at Unizik FM, 94.1, Awka and writer at opaqlife.com. Ukamaka Doris can be contacted via phone call at 08167016206

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