By Ralph Chris-Izokpu
Nigeria on Thursday night recorded 108 new confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and three new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 981.
The nation also recorded a total of 31 deaths and 197 recoveries.
According to data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the 108 new cases were spread across seven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Specifically, Lagos, the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, recorded reported; 78 in Lagos, 14 in FCT, 5 in Ogun, 4 in Gombe, 3 Borno, 2 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kwara, 1 in Plateau.
According to the Tweet by NCDC, @NCDCgov: “108 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 78 in Lagos, 14 in FCT, 5 in Ogun, 4 in Gombe, 3 Borno, 2 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kwara, 1 in Plateau.
The tweet said, “As at 11:30 pm 23rd April there are 981 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria, Discharged: 197 and Deaths: 31.
As at 11:30 pm 23rd April, cases by state: Lagos-582, FCT-133, Kano-73, Ogun-29, Katsina-21, Osun-20, Oyo-17, Edo-17, Borno-12, Kwara-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-9, Gombe-9, Bauchi-8, Delta-6, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Rivers-3, Jigawa-2, Enugu-2, Niger-2, Abia-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Sokoto-1, Adamawa-1, Plateau-1