NIGERIA RECORDS 64 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS

Confirmed cases of coronavirus have increased to 1337 in Nigeria, The PUNCH reports.

This is after 64 new cases were recorded in four states on Monday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle.

NCDC said, “On the 27th of April 2020, 64 new confirmed cases and no deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 1337 cases have been confirmed, 255 cases have been discharged and 40 deaths have been recorded in 32 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 64 new cases are reported from five states- Lagos (34), FCT (15), Borno (11), Taraba (two), Gombe (two).”

According to data from the NCDC, no fewer than 225 patients have recovered and discharged across the country.

The PUNCH reports that Nigeria currently has 1042 active cases.

Data obtained from the centre also shows that Lagos currently has a total confirmed case of 764;

Abuja/FCT, 157; Kano, 77; Borno, 41; Gombe, 37; Ogun, 35; Osun, 34; Katsina, 30; Edo, 25; Oyo, 21; Kaduna, 15; Bauchi, 14; Akwa Ibom, 12; Sokoto, 10; Kwara, 11; Ekiti, eight; Ondo, eight; Delta, six; Rivers, six; Taraba, eight; Abia, two; Enugu, two; Niger, two; Jigawa, two; Zamfara, two; Benue, one; Anambra, one; Adamawa, one; Plateau, one; Imo, one; Bayelsa, one; Ebonyi, one; and Kebbi, one.