A snapshot of the NCDC’s COVID-19 figures taken on April 11, 2020.
Nigeria on Saturday recorded 13 new instances of the novel coronavirus, bringing the nation’s whole variety of infections to 318, in accordance with the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).
13 new instances of #COVID19 have been reported; 11 in Lagos, 1 in Delta & 1 in Kano
As at 9:30pm 11th April there are 318 confirmed instances of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 70 have been discharged with 10 deaths
There are 19 states with confirmed instances in Nigeria pic.twitter.com/xXbp6lX2mS
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 11, 2020
In response to the NCDC, 11 of the brand new instances reported had been present in Lagos, one in Delta and one in Kano.
“As at 9:30pm 11th April there are 318 confirmed instances of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria,” the NCDC stated in a tweet.
The company additionally famous that 70 sufferers have been discharged with 10 deaths recorded.
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Greater than half of the nation’s 36 states have now reported no less than one case of the lethal virus.
Earlier on Saturday, President Muhammadu Buhari stated lockdown measures are “essential” to defeat the virus in Nigeria and urged residents to “observe restrictions on movement where they are in place” throughout the Easter vacation.
Rows of beds contained in the male part at a COVID-19 coronavirus isolation centre on the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano, Nigeria, on April 7, 2020. AMINU ABUBAKAR / AFP
Buhari made the feedback in an announcement launched by his spokesman, Garba Shehu.
The President additionally stated lockdown measures will final as lengthy “as our scientific advisers declare they are necessary.”
“For those who suffer most egregiously” throughout the lockdown, Buhari stated the federal government was prepared to assist help with grains and distribution of small money funds.