The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, said the country has recorded 196 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 1,728.
NCDC, through its verified Twitter account, said of the 196 new cases, 87-Lagos, 24-Kano, 18-Gombe, 17-Kaduna
16-FCT, 10-Katsina, 8-Sokoto, 7-Edo, 6-Borno, 1-Yobe, 1-Ebonyi, 1-Adamawa.
The new confirmed cases are reported from twelve states.
It also said five deaths were reported and one new state, Yobe, has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
According to NCDC, “Till date, 1,728 cases have been confirmed, 307 cases have been discharged and 51 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
Breakdown of confirmed cases;
196 new cases of #COVID19 reported;
As at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 51 pic.twitter.com/1ul1P8JvTH
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 29, 2020