FLASH: Five dead, 13 new coronavirus cases announced in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the death of five coronavirus patients and 13 new cases in the country on Saturday.

The NCDC said 13 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported; 11 in Lagos, one in Delta and one in Kano.

“As at 9:30pm 11th April there are 318 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 70 have been discharged with 10 deaths,” NCDC said.

There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria.

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According to the NCDC, there are 318 confirmed cases, 70 discharged and 10 deaths.

Here is the breakdown. Lagos- 174, FCT- 56, Osun- 20, Edo- 12, Oyo- 11, Ogun- 7, Bauchi- 6, Kaduna- 6, Akwa Ibom- 5, Katsina-4, Delta- 3, Enugu- 2, Ekiti- 2, Rivers-2, Kwara- 2, Ondo- 2, Benue- 1, Niger- 1, Anambra- 1 and Kano-1.