The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday confirmed eighty-six new cases of COVID-19 after Jigawa and Borno State recorded its index cases taking the total number of cases to 627 in the country.
National Sportslink understands that the agency through its twitter account revealed that two cases were reported in Jigawa, one was reported in Borno.
NCDC also said disclosed that the total number of fatalities recorded from the virus in Nigeria has increased to 21 while 170 have been discharged.
According to the NCDC tweet, 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 and 1 in Borno.”
“One case previously reported in Kano has been transferred to Jigawa state. Therefore, the total number of confirmed cases in Kano is 36 as of the 19th of April 2020.
“As at 11:50 pm 19th April, there are 627 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria,” it stated, adding that the total recoveries in the country were 170 while the total deaths were 21.”
As of 11:50 pm 19th April, there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Meanwhile, 170 were discharges and 21 deaths so far.
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.
Deaths: 21 pic.twitter.com/7gsnusWRow
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 19, 2020