There are fears in Lagos late Sunday night as the state recorded fresh 70 cases of coronavirus codenamed Covid-19.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 86 new cases of Covid-19 spread across six (6) States and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
With the latest addition, Nigeria now has 627 confirmed cases of the deadly virus. While 170 have been discharged, 21 deaths have also been recorded.
NCDC also confirmed that Borno and Jigawa states have joined the list of states with confirmed cases of Covid-19.
The tweets @NCDCgov read: “Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported:
70 in Lagos7 in FCT3 in Katsina3 in Akwa Ibom1 in Jigawa1 in Bauchi1 in Borno
“As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Discharged: 170Deaths: 21 #Covid19Nigeria.
One case previously reported in Kano, has been transferred to Jigawa state.
Therefore, the total number of confirmed cases in Kano is 36 and Jigawa is 2 as at the 19th of April 2020
“As at 11:50 pm 19th April, the breakdown of cases by state is:
Akwa Ibom- 9