COVID-19: Nigeria’s cases rise as more are discharged.


The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 184 as the government ramps up its testing capacity.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, as at 8pm of April 2nd, the country had recorded 184 confirmed cases of the  coronavirus pandemic. But the cheering news for the country is at at the same date, the total number patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and discharged from the hospital rose to 20 after 11 patients were discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos.

The Nigeria commercial nerve center is the epicenter of the outbreak of the disease in the country with a total of 98 cases.  It is followed by the country’s capital Abuja with 38 cases. 11 other States in the country account for the remaining cases.

Of the ten new cases announced by the NCDC, seven are in Lagos and three in Abuja

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