The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed fifty-one new cases of coronavirus in the country.
This was disclosed on NCDC’s Official Twitter handle.
So far, there are 493 confirmed cases of the virus spreading through various states in the country.
“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 1 in Ogun and 1 in Ekiti.
As at 10:10 pm 17th April there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 159 – Deaths: 17.”