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BREAKING: Nigeria records 86 new Coronavirus cases, 21 deaths; rise to 627

Nigeria on Sunday night, April 19, has recorded 86 new cases of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus in six states and Abuja, the country capital, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 627 and 21 deaths.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the announcement on Sunday night, on its official Twitter account.

The new cases are spread across Lagos, Katsina, Akwa-Ibom, Jigawa, Borno and Bauchi states as well as Abuja, the country capital.

According to the breakdown, Lagos recorded 70 cases; seven in the FCT, three in Katsina, three in Akwa-Ibom, one in Jigawa, one in Bauchi and one in Borno.

NCDC said “Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;

70 in Lagos

7 in FCT

3 in Katsina

3 in Akwa Ibom

1 in Jigawa

1 in Bauchi

1 in Borno

As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 170

Deaths: 21

As at 10:40 pm 19th April, number of states with confirmed cases of COVID19: 21 + FCT.

Lagos- 376

FCT- 88

Kano- 36

Osun- 20

Oyo- 16

Edo- 15

Ogun- 12

Kwara- 9

Katsina- 12

Bauchi- 7

Kaduna- 6

Akwa Ibom- 9

Delta- 4

Ekiti- 3

Ondo- 3

Enugu- 2


Niger- 2

Benue- 1

Anambra- 1

Borno- 1

Jigawa- 2

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Uche Emmanuel

Uche Emmanuel is a seasoned editor and reporter. He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State. He studied Psychology. A blogger for the past 5 years.

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