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Breaking: More Worries As Nigeria Records 16 New Cases Of Coronavirus

By Jamachi Obiukwu, Special Reports

The disclosure by the Nigeria Centres for Disease Control (NCDC) that 16 new cases of Coronavirus, has been confirmed in Nigeria, is giving Nigerians serious worries.

The NCDC communicated the situaton on Tuesday night via its Twitter handle.

It tweeted: “Sixteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 10 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina

“As at 09:30 pm 7th April, there are 254 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Fourty-four have been discharged with six deaths”

The spread of coronavirus led to lockdown of Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States.

The federal government has hinted that the order could be extended.

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