Nigeria records 108 new Covid-19 cases as infections near 1000 – Death toll hits 31

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By Shola Abayomi.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 108 new cases of Coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 981.

According to a tweet on its verified Twitter handle on Thursday night, the NCDC disclosed that the new cases were detected in Lagos, Ogun, Gombe, Borno, Akwa Ibom, Kwara, Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The agency also revealed that no fewer than 31 Covid-19-related fatalities have so far been recorded.

It tweeted: “108 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;

78 in Lagos
14 in FCT
5 in Ogun
4 in Gombe
3 Borno
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.

Discharged: 197
Deaths: 31”

See breakdown of the affected parts of the country below:

Lagos-582
FCT-133
Kano-73
Ogun-29
Katsina-21
Osun-20
Oyo-17
Edo-17
Borno-12
Kwara-11
Akwa Ibom-11
Kaduna-9
Gombe-9
Bauchi-8
Delta-6
Ekiti-4
Ondo-3
Rivers-3
Jigawa-2
Enugu-2
Niger-2
Abia-2
Benue-1
Anambra-1
Sokoto-1
Adamawa-1
Plateau-1

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