Coronavirus: Breakdown of states with confirmed cases; active, discharged and death figure
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night, April 12, announced five (5) new coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.
In a tweet, the disease control centre disclosed that the new cases were reported in Lagos, Kwara and Katsina states.
Two of the cases were reported in Lagos; two also in Kwara while one case was recorded in Katsina. This officially brings the number of cases to three hundred and twenty-three (323) cases.
According to NCDC, 85 cases have been discharged while 10 deaths have been recorded so far from the pandemic.
In total, 20 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have confirmed cases of coronavirus out of the 36 states.
Lagos still has the highest number of cases with 176 cases, followed by FCT (56) and Osun state (20).
Benue, Niger, Anambra and Kano states have the least number of case (1), though they are on high alert as more cases may be recorded if social distancing measure is not observed.
Here are the states with confirmed cases and their number:
1. Lagos- 176
2. FCT- 56
3. Osun- 20
4. Edo- 12
5. Oyo- 11
6. Ogun- 7
7. Bauchi- 6
9. Akwa Ibom- 5
11. Kwara- 4
12. Delta- 3
13. Enugu- 2
14. Ekiti- 2
16. Ondo- 2
17. Benue- 1
18. Niger- 1
19. Anambra- 1
Number of discharged cases: 85.
Number of confirmed cases: 323
Number of casualties: 10
Number of Active cases: 228
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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the federal government on Sunday, April 12, dismissed a report claiming that it had directed the reopening of schools.
The federal ministry of education in a statement through its spokesperson, Ben Goong, described the claim that the government had directed the reopening of schools as fake news.
Goong urged Nigerians to disregard a statement that alleged that the minister of education, Adamu Adamu, had directed schools to reopen. He advised parents and guardians not to be misled by fake news and to abide by the federal government’s regulations to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
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