Nigeria records 204 new cases, total infections hit 1932

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Nigeria on Thursday confirmed that 204 more persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1932.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which made this known via its Twitter handle last night, also said that a total of 58 patients have died of coronavirus-related fatalities in the country.

“204 new cases of #COVID19 reported: 80 in Kano, Lagos, 45; Gombe – 12, Bauchi – nine, Sokoto – nine, Borno – seven, Edo – seven, Rivers – six, Ogun – six, FCT – four, Akwa Ibom – four, Bayelsa – four, Kaduna – three, Oyo – two, Delta – two, Nasarawa – two, Ondo – one, Kebbi – one. 

“As of 11:50pm on the 30th April, there are 1932 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Discharged: 319; Deaths: 58,” the public health agency tweeted.

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