The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced this on its Twitter handle on Thursday.
In the new figures released, the total number of coronavirus-related deaths recorded in Nigeria has increased to seven while seven more patients have also recovered and discharged.
It tweeted, “14 new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: 13 in Lagos State and one in Delta State.
“As of 09:30 pm on the 9th of April, there are 288 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 51 have been discharged with seven deaths.
“Currently, Lagos has 158, FCT- 54, Osun- 20, Edo- 12, Oyo- 11, Bauchi- six, Akwa Ibom- five, Ogun- four, Kaduna- five, Enugu- two, Ekiti- two, Rivers – two, Kwara- two, Delta- two, Benue- one, Ondo- one and Katsina- one.”
Meanwhile, the NCDC said an error was committed in the figures it released on Wednesday.
According to the centre, two cases were wrongly recorded twice for Bauchi State.
NCDC added, “Yesterday, we erroneously reported two new cases in Bauchi. Following further review, we can confirm that these were repeat tests for previously confirmed cases.
“We apologise for this error and remain committed to ensuring transparent and accurate reporting of test results.”