COVID-19: Shocker as Nigeria records 11 deaths

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Nigeria recorded 11 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, the highest in one day.

Same day, the nation’s infection rate hit a record high of 196, sparking fears that the situation may be getting out of hand as Nigeria prepares to ease lockdowns in Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory.

Asst Wednesday, the disease had hit 34 states and FCT, leaving Cross River and Kogi.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in Wednesday night indicated that there were “196 new cases of #COVID19 reported;

87-Lagos
24-Kano
18-Gombe
17-Kaduna
16-FCT
10-Katsina
8-Sokoto
7-Edo
6-Borno
1-Yobe
1-Ebonyi
1-Adamawa

As at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 307
Deaths: 51

As at April 29th 2020, #COVID19 confirmed cases have been reported in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory

Visit https://t.co/Z5x7UFXpXd for a breakdown of confirmed cases in each state and other details.”

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