By Ademola Akanni, Abuja
Zamfara State became the latest to be infected with the Coronavirus pandemic delicate as the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria rose to 1095 in Nigeria with the reported cases of fresh 114 infection in the country on Friday, 24 April, 2020, The Gazelle News.com reports.
The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported on its verified twitter handle on Friday, 24 April, 2020 at 11.30pm that of the 114 new cases reported, 80 were in Lagos, 21 in Gombe, five in FCT, two each in Zamfara and Edo and one each in Ogun, Oyo, Kaduna, and Sokoto States.
As at 11.30pm on Friday, the number of reported cases in Lagos rose to 657, FCT 138, Kano 73, Ogun 35, Gombe 30, Katsina 21 and Osun 20 among others.
Below is the full update from the NCDC twitter handle:
114 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
80 in Lagos
21 in Gombe
5 in FCT
2 in Zamfara
2 in Edo
1 in Ogun
1 in Oyo
1 in Kaduna
1 in Sokoto
As at 11:30 pm 24th April there are 1095 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 32 NCDC on Twitter
As at 24th April, Nigeria has recorded #COVID19 confirmed cases in 27 states and the Federal Capital Territory
In the last 24 hours,number of new cases increased by 114. Number of deaths increased by 1
5 cases previously recorded in Lagos, are now recorded as Ogun state Cases.
As at 11:30 pm 24th April: