Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria Rises to 1,728
Nigeria has recorded 196 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total infections to 1,728.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday.
87 of the new cases were reported in Lagos, bringing the total cases of the pandemic in the state to 931, 24 are in Kano, while 18 are in Gombe.
Seventeen were recorded in Kaduna, 16 in the FCT, 10 in Katsina, eight in Sokoto, seven in Edo, six in Borno and one each in Yobe, Ebonyi and Adamawa states.
“As at 11:55pm 29th April, 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 307, deaths: 51.”
196 new cases of #COVID19 reported;
As at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 51 pic.twitter.com/1ul1P8JvTH
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 29, 2020
The NCDC’s report also stated that seven new death were recorded bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Nigeria to 51.
307 coronavirus patients have also recovered from the infection in Nigeria.