As of Thursday, April 16,2020, The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 35 new cases of coronavirus in the country. This brings confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 442.
A report by NCDC, states that 19 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, nine in Abuja, five in Kano and two in Oyo state. Lagos has now recorded a total of 251 cases, while the number of confirmed cases in Abuja has risen to 67.
Nigeria also confirmed another death caused by coronavirus on Thursday. As the country now records a total of 13 coronavirus-related deaths 10 of which were recorded in Lagos.
However, 152 patients have recovered and discharged from the various isolation centres across the country.