On Sunday evening, April 19, the Nigerian Government has recorded the highest number of new cases of the coronavirus disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has reported eighty-six (86) confirmed new coronavirus disease cases. There has been an official count of 627 confirmed cases, 170 discharged cases and 21 reported dead. The information on the corona disease cases was reported by NCDC official Twitter page at about 11:50 PM.
The new coronavirus cases were reported across 7 states. The state includes: seventy (70) tested positive in Lagos, seven (7) in FTC Abuja, three (3) in Akwa Ibom, one (1) in Borno, one (1) in Bauchi and one (1) in Jigawa State.
Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
70 in Lagos
7 in FCT
3 in Katsina
3 in Akwa Ibom
1 in Jigawa
1 in Bauchi
1 in Borno
As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 21 pic.twitter.com/7gsnusWRow
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 19, 2020
CORONAVIRUS CASE SUMMARY IN NIGERIA AS AT APRIL 19TH 2020
Global Coronavirus Report as at 23:20 GMT 19 April 2020