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Panic As Lagos Records 70 New Patients Out Of 86 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that Lagos State has recorded 70 new cases of COVID-19.

The NCDC in its update via Twitter reported that 86 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday.

According to the health agency, of the 86 new cases, seventy were in Lagos, seven in FCT, three in Katsina, three in Akwa Ibom, one in Jigawa, one in Bauchi and one in Borno.

The 86 new cases recorded on Sunday brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 627.

The NCDC added that one case previously reported in Kano has been transferred to Jigawa state.

Therefore, the total number of confirmed cases in Kano is 36 as at the 19th of April 2020

It wrote: “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″

It added: “One case previously reported in Kano, has been transferred to Jigawa state. Therefore, the total number of confirmed cases in Kano is 36 as at the 19th of April 2020”

Below is the breakdown of cases by state is:

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
Rivers-2
Niger- 2
Benue- 1
Anambra- 1
Borno- 1
Jigawa- 2

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