The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed seventeen new cases of of cononavirus in Nigeria.
NCDC made the announcement Friday night via its Twitter handle.
This means there are 305 confirmed cases of the virus in the country.
“Seventeen new cases of COVID19 have been reported as follows:
8 in Lagos, 3 in Katsina, 2 in FCT, 1 in Niger 1 in Kaduna, 1 in Anambra, 1 in Ondo
“As at 09:30 pm 10th April, there are 305 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
“58 have been discharged with 7 deaths.”
Meanwhile, the global death toll from coronavirus has surpassed 100,000.
The figure which was released by Johns Hopkins University said there are nearly 1.7 million cases with more than 370,000 recoveries.