BREAKING: 19 New Coronavirus Cases Recorded In Nigeria

April 14, 2020
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Nigeria has recorded 19 new coronavirus cases, bringing the number of infections persons in the country to 362.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced via Twitter on Tuesday night.

In a breakdown, NCDC said 14 cases was recorded in Lagos, 2 in FCT, 1 in Kano, 1 in Akwa Ibom and 1 in Edo state.

However, 99 patients have been discharged with 11 deaths recorded.

Meanwhile, Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in Lagos state, says a total of 118,000 households have been reached in the active case search of possible COVID-19 cases in communities.

At a media briefing on Tuesday, the commissioner said community search was activated to limit the spread of the disease in the state which has the highest number of COVID-19 patients in the country.

Abayomi said 110 persons were found with symptoms of coronavirus but tests are being conducted to determine their status.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Nineteen new cases of <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/COVID19?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#COVID19</a> have been reported as follows:<br><br>14 in Lagos<br>2 in FCT<br>1 in Kano<br>1 in Akwa Ibom<br>1 in Edo<br><br>As at 09:20 pm 14th April there are 362 confirmed cases of <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/COVID19?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#COVID19</a> reported in Nigeria. 99 have been discharged with 11 deaths<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/TakeResponsibility?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#TakeResponsibility</a> <a href=”https://t.co/ySAhNzWnnU”>pic.twitter.com/ySAhNzWnnU</a></p>&mdash; NCDC (@NCDCgov) <a href=”https://twitter.com/NCDCgov/status/1250157292227629060?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>April 14, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>

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