The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 117 new positive cases of coronavirus in the country.

NCDC disclosed this in a tweet on Tuesday evening, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 782.

The tweet reads, “117 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;

59 in Lagos

29 in FCT

14 in Kano

6 in Borno

4 in Katsina

3 in Ogun

1 in Rivers

1 in Bauchi

“As at 11:25 pm 21st April, there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 197

Deaths: 25.

“The breakdown of cases by states:

Lagos-430

FCT-118

Kano-73

Osun-20

Ogun-20

Oyo-16

Katsina-16

Edo-15

Kwara-9

Kaduna-9

Akwa Ibom-9

Borno-9

Bauchi-8

Gombe-5

Delta-4

Ekiti-4

Ondo-3

Rivers-3

Jigawa-2

Enugu-2

Niger-2

Abia-2

Benue-1

Anambra-1

Sokoto-1.

“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.”

 

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