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Breakdown Of Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria By States

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Breakdown Of Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria By States

The breakdown of states with cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has emerged.

NewsOne Nigeria reports that Nigeria currently has thirty (30) confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus in the West African country.

This burgeoning online news platform understands that on Sunday evening, March  22, the Lagos State Government recorded fresh three cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) with 2 out of the three cases returning from travel and one a contact of a confirmed case.

Giving an update on the spread of the disease, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) tweeted: “Three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria. 2 cases are returning travellers and 1 is a contact of a confirmed case.

“As at 05:28 pm on the 22nd of March, there are 30 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with no deaths,” the tweet added.

Below is the breakdown of states with coronavirus in Nigeria…

Lagos- 22

FCT- 4

Ogun- 2

Ekiti- 1

Oyo- 1

Total: 30 confirmed cases.

In a related development, Atiku Abubakar‘s son has contracted the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).

NewsOne Nigeria reports that Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President of Nigeria and 2019 Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) disclosed this in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Sunday night, March 22.

The former presidential candidate said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been duly informed and that his son has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital for treatment and management.

Atiku tweeted: “My son has tested positive to coronavirus. @NCDCGov has been duly informed, and he has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management.

“I will appreciate it if you have him in your prayers. Stay safe, coronavirus is real,” the tweet read.

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