Coronavirus: Big jump as Nigeria records records 86 new cases in one day

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Nigeria hit a big record on Sunday with 86 cases, the highest since the pandemic broke out in Nigeria, pushing the total confirmed numbers to 627.

Of the cases, Lagos had the highest number of 70, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

It also reported two new deaths.

It 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 11:50 pm 19th April, 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

“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.”

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