According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), as at 10:10 pm today 17th of April 2020, there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria.
This was disclosed on NCDC verified twitter handle on Friday night.
32 of the new cases are in Lagos, 5 in Kwara, 6 in Kano, 1 in Ekiti, 1 in Ogun, 2 in Katsina, 2 in Abuja and 2 in Oyo .
Nigeria now has 493 total COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths.
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
As at 10:10 pm 17th April there are 493 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 17, 2020