BREAKING: Nigeria Records Alarming 51 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Spikes To 493


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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced that 51 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria on Friday, April 17, shooting the total number up to 493.


The NCDC who announced the highest toll recorded in a single day, disclosed this on its official Twitter handle.


NCDC Tweeted;


“Fifty-one new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 32 in Lagos; 6 in Kano; 5 in Kwara; 2 in FCT; 2 in Oyo; 2 in Katsina; and one in Ogun and Ekiti.”


“As at 10:10 pm 17th April there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 159
Deaths: 17.”



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