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As FG Prepares Phased and Gradual Easing of Lockdowns in Lagos, Abuja, Nigeria Records 10 New Coronavirus Death

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As most of Lagos and Abuja heads into the last weekend of a shutdown, the country recorded 10 new deaths tied to the novel coronavirus Friday, including 92 new cases in Kano State.

Overall, 238 new cases of the virus were reported across the states, including 36 in FCT, Abuja.

According to the NCDC “On the 1st of May 2020, 238 new confirmed cases and ten deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 2,170 cases have been confirmed, 351 cases have been discharged and 68 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

 

Covid-19 update for Nigeria on May 1st 2020

“The 238 new cases are reported from twenty-two states- Kano (92), FCT (36), Lagos (30), Gombe (16), Bauchi (10), Delta (8), Oyo (6), Zamfara (5), Sokoto (5), Ondo (4), Nasarawa (4), Kwara (3), Edo (3), Ekiti (3), Borno (3), Yobe (3), Adamawa (2), Niger (1), Imo (1), Ebonyi (1), Rivers (1), Enugu (1).”

Meanwhile, Nigeria will begin a “phased and gradual” easing of more than four weeks of lockdowns in Abuja and Commercial city of Lagos on May 4, President Muhammadu Buhari said in an address on Monday.

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