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Three more States records coronavirus in Nigeria



Cases of the COVID-19 disease have been recorded in three more states of Sokoto, Gombe and Abia in Nigeria.

This brings to 25 with the Federal Capital Territory Abuja affected by the pandemic.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, had announced that Gombe State recorded five cases, Sokoto State recorded one and  Abia State with two reported cases.

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The Centre stated this while announcing that 38 new infections were recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total cases in the country to 665.

A total number of 188 recoveries have been made while 22 fatalities have been recorded.

The NCDC said, “Thirty-eight new cases of COVID-19 have been reported; 23 in Kano, 5 in Gombe, 3 in Kaduna, 2 in Borno, 2 in Abia, 1 in FCT, 1 in Sokoto and 1 in Ekiti.

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“As at 11:10 pm 20th April there are 665 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.

“A breakdown of cases by states: Lagos-376, FCT-89, Kano-59, Osun-20, Oyo-16, Edo-15, Ogun-12, Kwara-9, Katsina-12, Bauchi-7, Kaduna-9, Akwa Ibom-9, Delta-4, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Enugu-2, Rivers-2, Niger-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Borno-3, Jigawa-2, Abia-2, Gombe-5 and Sokoto-1.

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