Nigeria Records Three More COVID-19 Deaths

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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.

 

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.

See the case summary in Nigeria as of April 22 below:

Total Samples Tested > 7153
Total Confirmed cases 873
Discharged 197
Death 28
States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Active Cases No. Discharged No of Deaths
Lagos 504 383 106 15
Abuja FCT 119 81 35 3
Kano 73 72 0 1
Osun 20 2 18 0
Oyo 17 11 5 1
Edo 17 8 7 2
Ogun 24 19 5 0
Katsina 21 20 0 1
Kwara 10 8 2 0
Akwa Ibom 9 5 3 1
Kaduna 9 5 4 0
Bauchi 8 3 5 0
Gombe 5 5 0 0
Delta 6 5 0 1
Ekiti 4 1 2 1
Borno 9 7 0 2
Ondo 3 2 1 0
Abia 2 2 0 0
Enugu 2 0 2 0
Rivers 3 1 2 0
Niger 2 2 0 0
Jigawa 2 2 0 0
Benue 1 1 0 0
Anambra 1 1 0 0
Sokoto 1 1 0 0
Adamawa 1 1 0 0
Total 873 649 197 28
Akinola Ajibola

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