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64 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded In Nigeria

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria have increased to 1,337.

This was recorded after 64 new cases were confirmed in about four states on Monday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle.

NCDC said, “On the 27th of April 2020, 64 new confirmed cases and no deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 1337 cases have been confirmed, 255 cases have been discharged and 40 deaths have been recorded in 32 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 64 new cases are reported from five states- Lagos (34), FCT (15), Borno (11), Taraba (two), Gombe (two).”

According to data from the NCDC, no fewer than 225 patients have recovered and discharged across the country.

Reference Daily News gathered that Nigeria currently has 1042 active cases.

Data obtained from the centre also shows that Lagos currently has a total confirmed cases of 764; Abuja/FCT, 157; Kano, 77; Borno, 41; Gombe, 37; Ogun, 35; Osun, 34; Katsina, 30; Edo, 25; Oyo, 21; Kaduna, 15; Bauchi, 14; Akwa Ibom, 12; and Sokoto, 10.

It also shos that Kwara has recorded 11 confirmed cases while Ekiti has eight; Ondo, eight; Delta, six; Rivers, six; Taraba, eight; Abia, two; Enugu, two; Niger, two; Jigawa, two; Zamfara, two; Benue, one; Anambra, one; Adamawa, one; Plateau, one; Imo, one; Bayelsa, one; Ebonyi, one; and Kebbi, one.

“One case previously reported as a Lagos State’s case is now reported as an FCT’s case. The total number of confirmed cases in Lagos is now at 764 and 157 in FCT,” the NCDC added.

Of the 40 deaths recorded in the country, 19 were reported in Lagos, three each in Abuja and Edo, one each in Kano, Ogun, Akwa Ibom, Ekiti, and Delta, two in Rivers, Osun, Borno, Katsina and Oyo.

See Summary of the Covid-19 cases below:

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