Fifty-one new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been recorded in Nigeria.
This was confirmed in a tweet by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on Friday.
With the latest report, Nigeria now has 493 confirmed cases in the country.
“Fifty-one new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; “32 in Lagos, 6 in Kano, 5 in Kwara, 2 in FCT, 2 in Oyo, 2 in Katsina, 1 in Ogun, 1 in Ekiti State.
“As at 10:10 pm 17th April there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 159 Deaths: 17.”