Nigeria is gradually recording success in the fight against the novel Coronavirus pandemic as a total number of 24 patients have recovered fully and been discharged from various isolation centers.
Findings by Muslim News revealed that most of these recoveries were recorded in Lagos, the state where the index case of Nigeria on COVID-19 emerged.
However, more cases continue to be recorded with the passing of time.
The confirmed cases as at 11:00 am, local time were put at 190 by the regulatory body overseeing the tracking and control of the disease in Nigeria, National Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
In an update on its official Twitter page, the NCDC stated that there are now 190 confirmed cases, 20 discharged cases and 2 deaths. This follows the record of 6 new cases in Osun State Nigeria.
According to the NCDC, “On the 3rd of April 2020, six (6) new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria.
Till date, one hundred and ninety (190) cases have been confirmed, twenty (20) cases have been discharged and two deaths from COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria.
Providing details on the new cases, the update further reads, “All six (6) new cases reported on the 3rd of April were in Osun state. All new cases have mild to moderate symptoms and are currently receiving care.
A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities”.
The number of discharged patients would later rise to 24 after Lagos state announced that four more patients have fully recovered from COVID-19 and have been discharged.
This is the breakdown of cases by states so far;
Akwa Ibom- 5
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