By Ralph Chris-Izokpu
Confirmed cases of coronavirus have risen to 782 in Nigeria after 117 new infections were recorded on Tuesday night.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle.
According to Tweet from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), “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 NCDC, also said that, “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.
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