COVID-19 Arrives Imo As NCDC Reports 87 New Cases

The NCDC reported that 33 of the new cases were in Lagos, 18 in Borno ,12 in Osun, nine in Katsina four in Kano, four in Ekiti, three in Edo three in Bauchi, and one in Imo.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,724 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,724 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday announced 87 new cases of covid-19 infections bringing the total in the country to 1182.

Imo State which until now has not recorded any confirmed case also reported one case, according to the NCDC.

It said in a tweet that 33 of the new cases were in Lagos, 18 in Borno ,12 in Osun, nine in Katsina four in Kano, four in Ekiti, three in Edo three in Bauchi, and one in Imo.

NCDC said, “As at 11:55 pm 25th April there are 1182 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.”
222 people have been discharged, while 35 deaths have been reported.

“As at 11:55pm 25th April, Lagos has 689 confirmed cases, FCT-138, Kano-77, Ogun-35, Osun-32, Gombe-30, Katsina-30, Borno-30, Edo-22, Oyo-18, Kwara-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Bauchi-11, Kaduna-10, Ekiti-8, Ondo-4, Delta-6, Rivers-3, Jigawa-2, Enugu-2, Niger-2, Abia-2, Zamfara-2, Sokoto-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Adamawa-1, Plateau-1, Imo-1.”

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