The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on their official Tweeter account lastnight on sunday that Nigeria has recorded 86 new cases of COVID-19 with 3 new deaths have been reported, taking the total of 627 confirmed cases nationally.
The cases were reported in Lagos, Abuja (FCT), Katsina, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Jigawa and Borno State. The Cases are as follows;
70 in Lagos
7 in FCT
3 in Katsina
3 in Akwa Ibom
1 in Jigawa
1 in Bauchi
1 in Borno
As at 11:50pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.
If we recalled an index case was reported in Borno State which was a retired anesthetic nurse working with an international organisation in pulka town of Gwoza LGA who died of the novel Coronavirus related symptoms.
A total of 170 persons have been treated and discharged. Twenty-one people have died from the novel Coronavirus.
Lagos has remain the state with the highest number of the infectious disease a total of 376 as at Sunday evening 11:50 pm 19th April 2020.
A case was previously reported in Kano State which was transfered immediately for treatment in Jigawa State, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Kano to 36.
The pandemic have spread to a total number of 21 states including the nation’s capital Abuja (FCT).
The breakdown of th cases by states in Nigeria is, Lagos- 376; FCT- 88; Kano- 36; Osun-20; Oyo- 16; Edo- 15; Ogun- 12; Kwara- 9; Katsina-12; Bauchi- 7 and Kaduna- 6.
Others are Akwa Ibom-9; Delta-4; Ekiti-3; Ondo-3; Enugu-2; Rivers-2; Niger-2; Benue-1; Anambra-1; Borno-1 and Jigawa-2.
The global death toll from the novel coronavirus rose to 164,016 on Sunday, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT.
Over 2,363,210 confirmed cases have been registered in 193 countries and territories since the first pandemic case in China last year December.
Of these global cases, 525,200 patients have been recovered after treatments from health experts.
The tallies, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organisation (WHO), probably reflect only a fraction of the actual number of infections.