A’Ibom Records 3 More COVID-19 Cases As Nation’s Cases Hit 627

Akwa Ibom State map
Akwa Ibom State map

Akwa Ibom State, one of Nigerian states, has recorded additional three COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to nine.

Already, three persons have officially been discharged remaining six.

This forms part of the 86 new cases announced by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control through its verified Twitter account on Sunday.

NCDC tweeted “Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno.”

The death toll in Nigeria from the novel coronavirus reached 21 on Sunday night of April 19. The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in the country grew to 627, an increase of 86 patients in 24 hours.

As at 11:50 pm 19th April, the breakdown of cases by state is: Lagos-376, FCT-88, Kano-36, Osun-20, Oyo-16, Edo-15, Ogun-12, Kwara-9, Katsina-12, Bauchi-7, Kaduna-6, Akwa Ibom-9, Delta-4, Ekiti-3, Ondo-3, Enugu-2, Rivers-2, Niger-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Borno-1 and Jigawa-2.

NCDC further said that one case previously reported in Kano, has been transferred to Jigawa state while the total number of confirmed cases in Kano is 36.