BREAKING: COVID19 infection toll shoots to 627, as NCDC records 86 new cases

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced an alarming eighty-six new cases of #COVID19  in the country.

THE DAILY VENDOR reports that Lagos has continued to record the highest number of cases, as it accounts for 70 cases in the latest number of infected persons released at about 11:50pm Sunday. While the FCT accounts for 7, Katsina 3, also 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno.

The centre announced in a tweet Sunday night, “As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21”

“As at 11:50 pm 19th April, the breakdown of cases by state is: Lagos- 376 FCT- 88 Kano- 36 Osun- 20 Oyo- 16 Edo- 15 Ogun- 12 Kwara- 9 Katsina- 12 Bauchi- 7 Kaduna- 6 Akwa Ibom- 9 Delta- 4 Ekiti- 3 Ondo- 3 Enugu- 2 Rivers-2 Niger- 2 Benue- 1 Anambra- 1 Borno- 1 Jigawa- 2”

THE DAILY VENDOR also gathered that one case previously reported in Kano, has been transferred to Jigawa state.

Therefore, the total number of confirmed cases in Kano is 36 as at the 19th of April 2020

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