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114 new cases confirmed as Nigeria’s COVID-19 figure climbs to 1095

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Friday night confirmed 114 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, with Lagos for the umpteenth time accounting for the bulk of the cases.

The centre, in the daily COVID-19 update posted on its Twitter handle, confirmed 80 new cases in Lagos, 21 in Gombe, five in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and two each in Edo and Zamfara.

Ogun, Oyo, Kaduna, and Sokoto States also recorded one case each.

Consequently, the number of people infected by COVID-19 in Nigeria is now 1, 095 with 208 patients discharged and 32 others killed by the virus.

NCDC also transferred five cases previously recorded for Lagos to Ogun State.

It said: “As at 11:30 p.m. 24th April there are 1,095 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

“Discharged: 208 AND Deaths: 32.

“As at 24th April, Nigeria has recorded #COVID19 confirmed cases in 27 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“In the last 24 hours, number of new cases increased by 114. Number of deaths increased by one.

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“Five cases previously recorded in Lagos, are now recorded as Ogun state cases.

“Breakdown of the cases on state-by-state shows the following: Lagos-657, FCT-138, Kano-73, Ogun-35, Gombe-30, Katsina-21, Osun-20, Edo-19, Oyo-18, Borno-12, Kwara-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-10, Bauchi-8, Delta-6, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Rivers-3, Jigawa-2, Enugu-2, Niger-2, Abia-2, Zamfara-2, Sokoto-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Adamawa-1, Plateau-1.”

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