Nigeria records three more COVID-19 deaths


Three more people have died of coronavirus in Nigeria, raising the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 28.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in its latest update on the disease.

In a late-night tweet on Wednesday, the health agency noted that the number rose from the 25 total deaths recorded so far as of 11:25 pm on April 21.

As at 11:25 pm 22nd April, 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
Adamawa-1

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 22, 2020

Meanwhile, a total of 91 new cases of COVID-19 were reported across the country, out of which Lagos recorded 74 infections.

Five cases were reported in Katsina, four in Ogun, two in Delta and Edo States respectively, while a case was recorded each in Kwara, Oyo, Adamawa, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The number of people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have been discharged stood at 197 – as previously reported on Tuesday.
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