Nigeria is almost about to hit 1, 000 confirmed COVID-19 cases as 108 new infections has just been discovered by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). As at now the country’s total cases stands at 981, according to the Thursday report.
The official Twitter handle of NCDC shared that 78 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos, 14 in FCT, and 5 in Ogun state. Also total deaths from the virus now stand at 31 while 197 have recovered.
The worldwide death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 186,462 on Thursday, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP. The global death toll rose by 4,576 over the past 24 hours and a total number of cases increased by 68,017 worldwide.
More than 2,675,050 declared cases have been registered in 193 countries and territories since the epidemic first emerged in China in December. Of these cases, at least 708,400 are now considered recovered.
108 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
78 in Lagos
14 in FCT
5 in Ogun
4 in Gombe
2 in Akwa Ibom
1 in Kwara
1 in Plateau
As at 11:30 pm 23rd April there are 981 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 23, 2020
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