The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced an alarming seventy new cases of #COVID19 within 24 hours in Lagos State alone.
THE DAILY VENDOR reports that the latest breakdown of cases released Sunday night by NCDC showed that the country between 10:55pm Saturday 18th April and 11:50pm Sunday 19th April recorded eighty-six new cases.
In the new release, Lagos accounted for 70 cases, while the FCT had 7, Katsina 3, also 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno.
The eighty-six new cases reported bring the total infection toll in the country to 627. While 170 have recovered and discharged, with 21 deaths.
The centre announced “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