NCDC records 114 new COVID-19 cases, Nigeria’s infections soar to 1,095

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 114 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

The NCDC, in a tweet via its verified Twitter handle Friday, April 24 night, said that the new cases had taken the total number of infections in Nigeria to 1,095.

According to the disease control agency, 80 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos, 21 in Gombe, 5 in FCT, 2 in Zamfara, 2 in Edo, 1 in Ogun, 1 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna, 1 in Sokoto respectively.

“As of 11:30 p.m. 24th April, there are 1,095 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 208 Deaths: 32,” the NCDC stated.

The current breakdown of active cases by state is as follows: Lagos-657, FCT-138, Kano-73, Ogun-35, Gombe-30, Katsina-21, Osun-20, Edo-19, Oyo-18, Borno-12, Kwara-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-10, Bauchi-8, Delta-6, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Rivers-3 and Jigawa-2.

Others are Enugu-2, Niger-2, Abia-2, Zamfara-2, Sokoto-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Adamawa-1 and Plateau-1.

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