Nigeria Records 196 New Coronavirus Cases, Total Now 1728


Nigeria has recorded 196 new cases of #COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) tweeted Wednesday night.

This now brings the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 1728.

The NCDC also revealed that Nigeria’s COVID-19 fatalities have increased to 51.

The coronavirus has so far spread to 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

NCDC tweeted, “196 new cases of #COVID19 reported: 87 were recorded in Lagos, Kano – 24,
Gombe – 18, Kaduna – 17, FCT- 16, Katsina – 10, Sokoto – 8, Edo – 7, Borno – 6, one each in Yobe, Ebonyi, and Adamawa.

“As of 11:55 pm on the 29th of April, 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.
Discharged: 307; Deaths: 51.”

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