Nigeria Records 86 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Now 627

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 86 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, taking the country’s total infections to 627.

According to the agency, which confirmed this late on Sunday via a statement on Twitter, of the 86 new cases, 70 were in Lagos, seven in FCT, three in Katsina, three in Akwa Ibom, one in Jigawa, one in Bauchi and one in Borno.

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported:

70 in Lagos
7 in FCT
3 in Katsina
3 in Akwa Ibom
1 in Jigawa
1 in Bauchi
1 in Borno

As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 170
Deaths: 21

As at 11:50 pm 19th April, the breakdown of cases by state is:

Lagos- 376
FCT- 88
Kano- 36
Osun- 20
Oyo- 16
Edo- 15
Ogun- 12
Kwara- 9
Katsina- 12
Bauchi- 7
Kaduna- 6
Akwa Ibom- 9
Delta- 4
Ekiti- 3
Ondo- 3
Enugu- 2
Rivers-2
Niger- 2
Benue- 1
Anambra- 1
Borno- 1
Jigawa- 2

One case previously reported in Kano, has been transferred to Jigawa state.

Therefore, the total number of confirmed cases in Kano is 36 as at the 19th of April 2020.

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