Nigeria records 117 new cases, death toll rises to 25

Nigeria recorded 117 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, according to Nigerian Centre for disease control (NCDC), raising the country’s total infections to 782.

In a tweet on its official handle, the NCDC said 59 cases were recorded in Lagos and 14 in Kano.

It read, “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.

“While deaths have risen to 25, at least 197 cases have recovered from the disease.”

As at 11:25 pm 21st April, 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.

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