Nigeria Records 38 New Coronavirus Cases, Total Now 665


Nigeria recorded 38 new infections of coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 665 on Monday.

The new cases were recorded in Gombe, Kaduna, Borno, Abia, Federal Capital Territory, Sokoto, and Ekiti.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced this via its Twitter handle on Monday did not announce any new case in Lagos State.

The NCDC, however, announced that a new patient died of coronavirus-related complications in Abuja, bringing the total number of COVID-19 fatalities in the country to 22.

It tweeted, “Thirty-eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported: 23 in Kano, five in Gombe, three in Kaduna, two in Borno, two in Abia, one in FCT, one in Sokoto, and one in Ekiti.

“As of 11:10 pm on the 20th April, there are 665 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 188; Deaths: 22.

“Breakdown of cases by states: Lagos – 376, FCT-89, Kano-59, Osun-20, Oyo-16, Edo-15, Ogun-12, Kwara- nine, Katsina-12, Bauchi- seven, Kaduna- nine, Akwa Ibom- nine, Delta- four, Ekiti- four, Ondo- three, Enugu- two, Rivers- two, Niger- two, Benue- one, Anambra- one, Borno- three, Jigawa- two, Abia- two, Gombe – five, and Sokoto- one.”