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Coronavirus: total Nigeria cases and deaths, real-time map

Updates on the total number of registered Covid-19 cases, deaths and discharged patients, both in Nigeria and across the world.

Coronavirus: total Nigeria cases and deaths, real-time map
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Confirmed Nigeria coronavirus cases

As of 01:00 WAT on Tuesday 7 April (02:00 CEST), there had been 238 confirmed coronavirus cases and five deaths in Nigeria, while 35 people in the country have recovered after contracting Covid-19.

Nigeria to ask for funding

The country's government, through their finance minister Zainab Ahmed, spoke to the press about their request for help of almost $7 billion from the IMF, the World Bank and the African Bank of Development.

"We have a contribution of $3.4 billion in the IMF and we are entitled to draw up to the whole of that ... We have in the first instance applied for that maximum amount, but in the process, we will negotiate."

Funke Akindele fined for party during lockdown

Leading Nigerian actress Funke Akindele has been fined $260 after holding a party during the lockdown imposed to stop the spread of Covid-19. She defended the party, held to celebrate her husband's birthday, and said everyone there had already been living at her house for several days. She did apologise though and promised to practice social distancing.

Worldwide real-time coronavirus map

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Worldwide coronavirus cases

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide at the above time stood at 1,344,859. In total, 74,635 people have died from Covid-19, while 278,330 have recovered from the disease.

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