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COVID-19: Death Toll Rises To Five




The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has announced the death of another coronavirus patient in the country, bringing the number of deaths to a total of five.

The NCDC announced this on its official Twitter handle on Sunday without disclosing the details of the death.

The centre also said that two patients had been discharged without giving details of the isolation facilities where they were treated.

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had said before the NCDC’s announcement that a patient was discharged on Saturday afternoon.

Earlier today, NCDC announced that Nigeria had recorded 10 new cases of coronavirus in the Federal Capital Territory – Abuja, Lagos, and Edo States.

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NCDC tweeted, “Ten new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria – six in Lagos State, two in FCT and two in Edo.

“As of 11:15 am on the 5th of April, there are 224 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 27 have been discharged with five deaths.

“For a breakdown of cases by states, Lagos has 115 cases, FCT – 45, Osun – 20, Oyo – nine, Akwa Ibom – five, Ogun – four, Edo – nine, Kaduna – four, Bauchi – six, Enugu – two, Ekiti – two, Rivers – one, Benue – one, Ondo – one.”

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