Nigeria’s total COVID-19 infection toll surged to 1,728 after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 196 new cases in the early hours of Thursday.
According to a tweet by the NCDC of the new infections, 87 are in Lagos, 24 are in Kano, while 18 are in Gombe.
Seventeen were recorded in Kaduna, 16 in the FCT, 10 in Katsina, eight in Sokoto, seven in Edo, six in Borno and one each in Yobe, Ebonyi and Adamawa states.
196 new cases of #COVID19 reported;
As at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 51 pic.twitter.com/1ul1P8JvTH
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 29, 2020