Nigeria has confirmed fourteen new cases of coronavirus.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via it’s twitter account on Thursday night.
“Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 13 in Lagos and 1 in Delta State
“As at 09:30 pm 9th April there are 288 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Fifty-one have been discharged with seven deaths.”
The centre clarified that the two cases reported for Bauchi yesterday was an error and apologised for it.
“Yesterday, we erroneously reported 2 new cases in Bauchi. Following further review, we can confirm that these were repeat tests for previously confirmed cases.
“We apologise for this error and remain committed to ensuring transparent and accurate reporting of test results.”
So far there are 288 confirmed cases, 51 discharged and 7 deaths in Nigeria.
Below, is the current breakdown according to States:
Lagos- 158, FCT- 54, Osun- 20, Edo- 12, Oyo- 11, Bauchi- 6, Akwa Ibom- 5, Ogun- 4, Kaduna- 5, Enugu- 2, Ekiti- 2, Rivers-2, Kwara- 2, Delta- 2, Benue- 1, Ondo- 1, and Katsina-1.