Coronavirus updates: Nigeria cases, deaths, real-time map, 12 April

Coronavirus updates: Nigeria cases, deaths, real-time map, 12 April

Coronavirus: Nigeria total cases, deaths and updates 12/04/2020

Nigeria & global Covid-19 cases (01:30 WAT/02:30 CEST, Monday 13 April)

According to Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, there have been 323 confirmed coronavirus cases and 10 deaths in Nigeria, while 85 people in the country have recovered after contracting Covid-19.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide at the above time stood at 1,846,680, while 114,090 people have died from Covid-19 and 421,722 have recovered from the disease.

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Nigerian industry is pulling together on the front line of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Unrest in Ogun and Lagos

The unrest in some parts of Ogun and Lagos is dominating headlines today in Nigeria, with Punch reporting on the "gang of roaming hoodlums seizing the coronavirus lockdown to unleash terror on the two states."

There are reports of residents resorting to vigils and setting bonfires over night to attempt to secure communities against the robbers, who are said to number some 200.

A gang led by an ex-convict going by the name of Felix aka Confidence allegedly sacked a police checkpoint in Dalemo, Ogun State, before robbing residents. 

Residents are pleading for help from the authorities on social media, using hashtags such as #Ogununrest and #LagosUnrest.

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana said yesterday that Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants and tactical teams had been deployed in various parts of Lagos State to tackle the menace, adding that 36 suspects had been arrested.

Nigeria is in a 14-day lockdown ordered by the president to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

Coronavirus curve

Coronavirus curve

John Hopkins have released information and lots of graphs on the curve. There seems to be a flattening off period before it ramped up again due to a surge in cases in the UK and US.

Catch up with latest news from yesterday's cases in Nigeria 

You can read back through developments in Nigeria from yesterday here

Update from 11 April on cases in Nigeria and where they occured.

Nigeria counted 10 new cases yesterday, Saturday 11 April, and as of Sunday at 08:00 CEST, they have 318 confirmed cases and 10 deaths. 70 of those people have recovered from the virus.

Nigeria expects at least $2.8 billion in additional revenue from expected gains in oil prices due to cuts in the price of oil according to Bloomberg.

“This historic intervention when concluded will see crude oil prices rebound by at least $15 per barrel in the short term, thereby enhancing the prospect of exceeding Nigeria’s adjusted budget estimate that is currently rebased at $30 per barrel and crude oil production of 1.7 million barrels per day,” Timipre Sylva, the minister of state for petroleum resources, said in an emailed statement on Friday.