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Lagos spikes in new COVID-19 cases

…records 70 new cases in one day

Eighty-six new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been reported.

According to the latest NCDC situation report released late on Sunday, 70 cases were recorded in Lagos, seven in FCT, three in Katsina, three in Akwa Ibom. one in Jigawa, one in Bauchi, one in Borno.

As at 11:50 pm 19th April there were 627 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria so far. 170 have been discharged, while 21 deaths have been recorded.

The latest 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- 2m Rivers-2, Niger- 2, Benue- 1. Anambra- 1, Borno- 1. and Jigawa- 2.


One case previously reported in Kano, has been transferred to Jigawa state, thus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Kano to 36.

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