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|
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Active Cases||No. Discharged||No of Deaths|
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