The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 108 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
Lagos State which is the epicentre of the disease in the country recorded 78 cases.
The total number of cases in the country now stands at 981 while the disease has now spread to 26 states and Abuja.According to the NCDC; “108 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
78 in Lagos
14 in FCT
5 in Ogun
4 in Gombe
2 in Akwa Ibom
1 in Kwara
1 in Plateau
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“As at 11:30 pm 23rd April there are 981 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
“As at 11:30 pm 23rd April, cases by state:
Lagos-58, FCT-133, Kano-73, Ogun-29, Katsina-21, Osun-20, Oyo-17, Edo-17, Borno-12, Kwara-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-9, Gombe-9, Bauchi-8, Delta-6, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Rivers-3, Jigawa-2, Enugu-2, Niger-2, Abia-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Sokoto-1, Adamawa-1 and Plateau-1.”