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Six new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Osun state.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control broke the news on Twitter on Friday.

“Six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Osun State, Nigeria,” it said.

“As at 11:00 am 3rd April there are 190 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty have been discharged with two deaths.”

The cases are spread across 13 states in the country.

Out of the 190 confirmed cases, Lagos state, which is the epicentre of the disease, has 98 cases;  FCT, 38; Osun, 20, and Oyo, eight cases.

Akwa Ibom state has five cases;  Ogun and Edo states have four each; Kaduna, four; Bauchi, three.

Enugu and Ekiti states have two cases each while Rivers and Benue states have recorded one each.

In Africa, over 7,000 cases have been recorded with 284 deaths spread across 50 countries.

Globally, the confirmed cases hit one million on Thursday, with at least 51, 300 people dead from complications of the disease.

The infection has spread to 204 countries and territories since the first case was recorded in Wuhan, China, late December.

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