COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria Amost At 1000 Mark

The agency noted that 78 of the new cases were reported in Lagos, while 14 were in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 4,151/ Photo credit: qz.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 4,151/ Photo credit: qz.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 108 new cases of COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 981.

NCDC, in a tweet said 197 people have been discharged while 31 others have died from the pandemic.

The agency noted that 78 of the new cases were reported in Lagos, while 14 were in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Five cases were recorded in Ogun, four in Gombe, three in Borno and two in Akwa Ibom. Kwara and Plateau had one case each.

The tweet read, “As at 11:30 pm 23rd April there are 981 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.”

As at 11:30 pm 23rd April, cases by state are as follows: Lagos-582, FCT-133, Kano-73, Ogun-29, Katsina-21, Osun-20, Oyo-17, Edo-17, Borno-12, Kwara-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-9, Gombe-9, Bauchi-8, Delta-6, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Rivers-3, Jigawa-2, Enugu-2, Niger-2, Abia-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Sokoto-1, Adamawa-1, Plateau-1.

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