Nigeria on Thursday night, April 23, has recorded another 108 new cases of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus in Seven states and Abuja, the country capital, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 981 and 31 deaths.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the announcement on Thursday night, on its official Twitter account.
The new cases are spread across Lagos, Ogun, Gombe, Borno, Akwa-Ibom, Kwara, and Plateau states as well as Abuja, the country capital.
The centre also said that three persons died from coronavirus-related complications in the country, making the number of fatalities rise to 31.
NCDC said, ” On the 23rd of April 2020, 108 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 981 cases have been confirmed, 197 cases have been discharged and 31 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.
“The 108 new cases are reported from eight states – Lagos (78), Federal Capital Territory/Abuja (14), Ogun (5), Gombe (four), Borno (three), Akwa Ibom (two), Kwara (one), Plateau (one).”
“As of 11:30 pm on 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 – nine, Gombe – nine, Bauchi – eight, Delta – six, Ekiti – four, Ondo – three, Rivers – three, Jigawa – two, Enugu – two, Niger – two, Abia – two, Benue – one, Anambra – one, Sokoto – one, Adamawa – one, Plateau – one.”
Newsflash247 reports that of the 31 deaths, 16 were recorded in Lagos, three in Abuja, two each in Borno and Edo, one each in Katsina, Kano, Oyo, Ogun, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Ekiti and Delta states.
Also, of the 197 cases who have been discharged, 106 were in Lagos, 35 in Abuja, five in Ogun, 18 in Osun, five in Oyo, seven in Edo, two in Kwara, three in Akwa Ibom, four in Kaduna, five in Bauchi, two in Ekiti, one in Ondo, two in Enugu, and two in Rivers.
Newsflash247 gathered the reports that Nigeria currently 753 active cases across 24 states and the FCT, Abuja.
CASE SUMMARY IN NIGERIA AS AT APRIL 24TH 2020
|Total Samples Tested||> 7153|
|Total Confirmed cases||981|
|Total Currently active cases||753|
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Active Cases||No. Discharged||No of Deaths|