There is another update on the number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria on Friday, April 10.
The cases increased to 305 from 288, according to announcement by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to the new data released, 17 new cases were recorded in seven states: Lagos. Katsina, FCT, Niger, Kaduna, Anambra and Ondo.
Two states, Anambra and Niger, reported their first confirmed cases of the virus since the beginning of the outbreak in Nigeria in February.
A breakdown of the new cases shows that eight new cases were reported in Lagos, three in Katsina, and two in FCT, while Niger, Kaduna, Anambra and Ondo have one apiece.
Till date, 305 cases have been confirmed, 58 cases have been discharged and seven deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.
A breakdown of the cases reported in the country shows that Lagos is still the epicenter for the outbreak in the country.
Lagos State has now reported 163 cases, followed by FCT – 56, Osun – 20, Edo – 12, Oyo – 11, Bauchi and Kaduna – 6, Akwa Ibom – 5, Ogun – 7, Katsina – 4, Enugu, Ekiti, Rivers, Kwara, Delta and Ondo have two cases each while Niger, Benue and Anambra have recorded one each.