By Kazeem Ugbodaga
Nigeria has been hit with another 14 new cases of Coronavirus, with the national figures standing at 288.
Lagos has continued to have rising cases, as it had 13 of the new cases announced by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
“Fourteen new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: 13 in Lagos and 1 in Delta State.
“As at 09:30 pm 9th April there are 288 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Fifty-one have been discharged with seven deaths.
Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 13 in Lagos and 1 in Delta State
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 9, 2020
The worst hit in the figures released by the NCDC is Lagos, whose figures have risen to 158 from 145 it recorded on Wednesday.
Lagos has thus far recorded 38 new cases in three days. The state has so far discharged 39 Coronavirus patients and recorded three deaths and two evacuated to their countries.
Active Coronavirus cases in Lagos jumps from 101 early Thursday to 114 on the evening of same day.