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Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Jump To 627, 86 More Patients Test Positive

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Nigeria Coronavirus case has jumped to 627 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Sunday declared 86 more cases in the country.

NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle on Sunday, adding that the total number of fatalities recorded from the virus in Nigeria has increased to 21.

NCDC tweeted, “Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported: 70 in Lagos, seven in FCT, three in Katsina, three in Akwa Ibom, one in Jigawa, one in Bauchi and one in Borno.

“As of 11:50 pm on the 19th of April, there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170; Deaths: 21.

“One case previously reported in Kano has been transferred to Jigawa state. Therefore, the total number of confirmed cases in Kano is 36 as of the 19th of April 2020.

“The breakdown of cases by state is: Lagos- 376, FCT- 88, Kano- 36, Osun- 20, Oyo- 16, Edo- 15, Ogun- 12, Kwara- nine, Katsina- 12, Bauchi- seven, Kaduna- six, Akwa Ibom- nine, Delta- four, Ekiti- three, Ondo- three, Enugu- two, Rivers- two, Niger- two, Benue- one, Anambra- one, Borno- one and Jigawa- two.”

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