As Easter celebrations begin around the world with people stuck inside, Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases has reached 305 on Friday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known by means of its Twitter handle on Friday.
It tweeted, “17 new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported as follows: eight in Lagos, three in Katsina, two in FCT, one in Niger, one in Kaduna, one in Anambra and one in Ondo.
“As of 09:30 pm on the 10th of April, there are 305 confirmed cases, 58 discharged, seven deaths.”
Giving a state-by-state breakdown of the cases, NCDC said, “Currently, Lagos has 163 cases, FCT- 56, Osun – 20, Edo – 12, Oyo – 11, Bauchi – six, Akwa Ibom – five, Ogun – 7, Kaduna – six, Enugu – two, Ekiti – two, Rivers – two, Kwara – two, Delta – two, Benue – one, Ondo – two, Katsina – four, Niger – one, and Anambra – one.”
The NCDC explained that three cases previously recorded for Lagos State have been transferred to Ogun.
“Three cases previously included as Lagos state’s cases have been transferred to Ogun state. The three cases live in satellite towns in Ogun close to Lagos.
“Therefore, Lagos has reported 163 confirmed cases while Ogun State has reported seven confirmed cases,” it added.