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Nigeria records 196 new COVID-19 cases to make 1728 total

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NIGERIA has recorded 196 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 1728.

  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made posted the figure on its official Twitter handle.

  The tweet also announced that Nigeria’s COVID-19 fatalities have increased to 51.

  “196 new cases of #COVID19 reported: 87 were recorded in Lagos, Kano – 24,

Gombe – 18, Kaduna – 17, FCT- 16, Katsina – 10, Sokoto – 8, Edo – 7, Borno – 6, one each in Yobe, Ebonyi, and Adamawa. As of 11:55 pm on the 29th of April, 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 307; Deaths: 51,” the post reads.

  It will be recalled that COVID-19 has spread to 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja with Yobe as the most recent state to record a case in the country.

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