117 new Coronavirus cases confirmed, as record hits 782 in Nigeria

117 new Coronavirus cases confirmed, as record hits 782 in Nigeria


Nigeria has recorded another new 117 Coronavirus cases, bringing the total record at 782.

This follows after the state recorded 117 new COVID-19 cases in Lagos State; Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), Kano; Borno, Katsina, Ogun, Rivers, and also Bauchi states.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle on Tuesday.

The centre also said that coronavirus-related deaths have increased to 25 in Nigeria.


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It said, “117 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported: 59 in Lagos; 29 in FCT, 14 in Kano, six in Borno, four in Katsina; three in Ogun, one in Rivers, and one in Bauchi.

“As of 11:25 pm on the 21st April, there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 197. Deaths: 25.”

According to the NCDC, five cases were transferred to Ogun from Lagos.



It added, “Five cases previously reported in Lagos State were transferred to Ogun State.

Therefore, Lagos has reported 430 confirmed cases of Coronavirus; while Ogun has reported further 20 confirmed cases.”

The data from the NCDC showed that the virus has spread to 24 states; as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja as of Tuesday.

It said, “Breakdown of cases by states: Lagos – 430, FCT-118, Kano-73, Osun-20, Ogun-20, Oyo-16; Katsina-16, Edo-15, Kwara- nine, Kaduna- nine, Akwa Ibom- nine, Borno- nine, Bauchi-eight, Gombe-five, Delta- four; Ekiti- four, Ondo- three, Rivers- three, Jigawa- two, Enugu- two, Niger- two, Abia- two; Benue- one, Anambra- one, as well as Sokoto-one.”


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