Nigeria records 87 new cases of Covid-19, total now 1,182

Nigeria has recorded 87 new cases of Coronavirus, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC said late Saturday night.

This represents a drop from the 114 cases the nation recorded on Friday.

As usual, Lagos recorded 33 new coronavirus cases, which represents a drop from the 80 cases it recorded on Friday.

Also Borno recorded a rise in infection with 18 new cases on Saturday, while Osun also recorded a rise with 12 new cases.

Katsina recorded nine new cases, while Kano and Ekiti have four new cases each, with Edo and Bauchi having three cases each and Imo, one case.

Imo is the latest State to have joined the league of Coronavirus infection states.

“87 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 33 in Lagos, 18 in Borno, 12 in Osun, 9 in Katsina, 4 in Kano, 4 in Ekiti, 3 in Edo, 3 in Bauchi and 1 in Imo.

“As at 11:55 pm 25th April there are 1,182 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 222; Deaths: 35,” NCDC said on its twitter handle.

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