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COVID-19 cases increase to 782 in Nigeria



COVID-19 cases increase to 782 in Nigeria

With the latest update of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in Nigeria, 117 new cases has been recorded making a total of 782.

The new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Lagos State, Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), Kano, Borno, Katsina, Ogun, Rivers, and Bauchi states.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle on Tuesday adding that coronavirus-related deaths have increased to 25 in Nigeria.

COVID-19 cases increase to 782 in Nigeria

It said, “117 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported: 59 in Lagos, 29 in FCT, 14 in Kano, six in Borno, four in Katsina, three in Ogun, one in Rivers, and one in Bauchi.

“As of 11:25 pm on the 21st April, there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 197. Deaths: 25.”

According to the NCDC, five cases were transferred to Ogun from Lagos.

It added, “Five cases previously reported in Lagos State have been transferred to Ogun State.

Therefore, Lagos has reported 430 confirmed cases while Ogun has reported 20 confirmed cases.”

The data from the NCDC showed that the virus has spread to 24 states, and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja as of Tuesday.

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