BREAKING: NCDC Confirms 86 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Nigeria 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 86 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

NCDC disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday night, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 627.

The tweet reads, “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

“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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