Nigeria Records 5 New COVID-19 Cases – Toll Rises To 214

Five new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Bauchi and the federal capital territory (FCT).

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the announcement on Saturday night.

Three of the confirmed cases are from Bauchi, while the other two are from the FCT.

As of 10:15 pm on April 4, 2020, a total of 214 cases had been confirmed in Nigeria.

Of that figure, four people have died, while 25 others have been discharged. The youngest patient who has recovered after receiving treatment is an eight-week-old female.

She was discharged in Lagos on April 3, 2020.

At a press conference earlier on Saturday, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, expressed optimism that more COVID-19 patients in the state would be discharged soon.

Lagos currently has the highest figure of confirmed cases at 109, while FCT and Osun have 43 and 20 cases, respectively.



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