NCDC confirms 114 new COVID-19 cases ⁠— 80 in Lagos, as Ogun records First death - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

NCDC confirms 114 new COVID-19 cases ⁠— 80 in Lagos, as Ogun records First death

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 114 new cases of COVID-19 in eight states and the federal capital territory.


The agency announced this on its Twitter handle late Friday.

According to the breakdown, 80 were recorded in Lagos, 21 in Gombe, five in the federal capital territory (FCT), two each in Zamfara and Edo, and one each in Ogun, Oyo, Kaduna and Sokoto.

Nigeria has now recorded a total of 1,095 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

However, the number of discharged persons rose from 197 to 208, while one death was recorded, bringing the total number of fatalities to 32.


114 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;

80 in Lagos
21 in Gombe
5 in FCT
2 in Zamfara
2 in Edo
1 in Ogun
1 in Oyo
1 in Kaduna
1 in Sokoto

As at 11:30 pm 24th April there are 1095 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 208
Deaths: 32

Below is a breakdown of COVID-19 cases across the country:

 Lagos-657
FCT-138
Kano-73
Ogun-35
Gombe-30
Katsina-21
Osun-20
Edo-19
Oyo-18
Borno-12
Kwara-11
Akwa Ibom-11
Kaduna-10
Bauchi-8
Delta-6
Ekiti-4
Ondo-3
Rivers-3
Jigawa-2
Enugu-2
Niger-2
Abia-2
Zamfara-2
Sokoto-2
Benue-1
Anambra-1
Adamawa-1
Plateau-1

Earlier on Friday at the presidential task force on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja, Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of the NCDC, had said it would take some time before the country recovers from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.