91 new confirmed coronavirus cases have been recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 873.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle on Wednesday.
The NCDC also announced that fatalities from coronavirus-related complications have increased to 28.
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It tweeted, “91 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported: 74 in Lagos, 5 in Katsina, 4 in Ogun, 2 in Delta, 2 in Edo, 1 in Kwara, 1 in Oyo, 1 in FCT, and 1 in Adamawa.
“As of 11:25 pm on the 22nd April, there are 873 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 197; Deaths: 28.
“Breakdown of cases by state: Lagos-504, FCT-119, Kano-73, Ogun-24, Katsina-21, Osun-20, Oyo-17, Edo-17, Kwara-10, Kaduna-9, Akwa Ibom-9, Borno-9, Bauchi-8, Delta-6, Gombe-5, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Rivers-3, Jigawa-2, Enugu-2, Niger-2, Abia-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Sokoto-1 and Adamawa-1.”
91 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
74 in Lagos
5 in Katsina
4 in Ogun
2 in Delta
2 in Edo
1 in Kwara
1 in Oyo
1 in FCT
1 in Adamawa
As at 11:25 pm 22nd April there are 873 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 28 pic.twitter.com/oDazHLpLp0
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 22, 2020