By Ovie Okpare
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Delta, Lagos and Kano States.
The Centre said of the number, Lagos State had 11, Delta one and Kano recorded its index case on Saturday.
NCDC in a statement via its verified twitter handle on Saturday also disclosed that the number of death patients had risen to 10 from 9 it earlier reported on Friday.
With the new cases, Nigeria now has a total of 318 confirmed cases.
According to it, “13 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 11 in Lagos, 1 in Delta & 1 in Kano.
“As at 9:30pm 11th April there are 318 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
“70 have been discharged with 10 deaths There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria.”