By Ralph Chris-Izokpu
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night announced 196 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1728.
The NCDC also announced that, 52 recoveries and seven deaths were recorded in Nigeria all through Wednesday and that one new State of Yobe reported one case of COVID-19.
According to NCDC in its Twitter handle, “196 new cases of #COVID19 reported; 87-Lagos, 24-Kano, 18-Gombe, 17-Kaduna, 16-FCT, 10-Katsina, 8-Sokoto, 7-Edo, 6-Borno, 1-Yobe, 1-Ebonyi, 1-Adamawa. As at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 307 Discharged and 51 Deaths.
The NCDC, tweets,”On the 29th of April 2020, 196 new confirmed cases and seven deaths were recorded in Nigeria. One new state (Yobe) has reported a case in the last 24 hours”
“Till date, 1728 cases have been confirmed, 307 cases have been discharged and 51 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory”
“The 196 new cases are reported from twelve states- Lagos (87), Kano (24), Gombe (18), Kaduna 17), FCT (16), Katsina (10), Sokoto (8), Edo (7), Borno (6), Ebonyi (1), Yobe (1), Adamawa1. As at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 307 Discharged and 51 Deaths.
As at April 29th 2020, #COVID19 confirmed cases have been reported in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory
“For a breakdown of confirmed cases by States, as at 11:55pm 29th April, Lagos State currently, had 931, FCT-174, Kano-139, Ogun-50 Osun-34, Gombe-64, Katsina-40, Borno-59, Edo-37, Oyo-21, Kwara-11, Akwa Ibom-12, Bauchi-29, Kaduna-27, Ekiti-8, Ondo-8, Delta-7, Rivers-7, Jigawa-7, Enugu-3, Niger-2, Abia-2, Zamfara-4, Sokoto-27, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Adamawa-2, Plateau-1, Imo-1, Taraba 8, Bayelsa 1, Ebonyi 2, Kebbi 1, Nasarawa-1, Yobe 1”