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 Nigeria records 64 new COVID-19 cases,total now 1337

Nigeria records 64 new COVID-19 cases,total now 1337


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Monday night confirmed 64 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

With this new figure, Nigeria now has 1,337 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The centre said on its Twitter handle that 34 new cases were confirmed in Lagos, 15 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 11 in Borno, and two each in Gombe and Taraba.

It said: “On the 27th of April 2020, 64 new confirmed cases and no deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 1,337 cases have been confirmed, 255 cases have been discharged and 40 deaths have been recorded in 32 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 64 new cases are reported from five states- Lagos (34), FCT (15), Borno (11), Taraba (2), Gombe (2).”

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