Coronavirus cases

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Nigeria has recorded a huge 86 new cases of Coronavirus, taking its total figures to 627.

The 86 new infections represent the biggest to be released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, since the pandemic began.

Of the 86 new cases, Lagos has a screaming 70 new cases.

In the remaining 16 cases, Abuja has seven, Katsina, three; Akwa Ibom, one’ Jigawa, one; Bauchi, one and Borno, one.

“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,” NCDC said on its twitter handle.

Jigawa and Borno States are new entrants into the league of states with Coronavirus.

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Lagos has continued to record huge confirmed cases, with its total figures now 376.

How States Stand

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