Nigeria records 108 new coronavirus cases, total now 981

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) last night announced 108 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infecions in the country.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 981.

The NCDC tweeted, “108 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported: 78 in Lagos, 14 in FCT, 5 in Ogun, 4 in Gombe, 3 Borno, 2 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kwara, and 1 in Plateau.

“As of 11:30 pm on the 23rd April, there are 981 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 197; Deaths: 31.

“As at 11:30pm 23rd April, cases by state: Lagos – 582, 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, Plateau-1.”