COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, has now hit 1,532 in Nigeria. This was the update given, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, as at 11:50 pm yesterday, Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
The update showed that, One Hundred And Ninety-Five, (195), new cases were recorded, the highest recorded in one day, since the virus hit the shores of Nigeria.
The update, also, showed that, Two Hundred And Fifty-Five, (255), cases have so far been discharged, while Forty-Four, (44), deaths have been recorded.
The new cases recorded, showed that, Lagos State recorded Eighty, (80), new cases, while Kano State that has just resumed testing, recorded Thirty-Eight (38), new cases, with Bauchi and Ogun States recording Fifteen new cases each.
Borno State recorded Eleven, (11), new cases, while Gombe State recorded Ten, (10), new cases each, with Sokoto State recording Nine, (9), new cases.
Edo and Jigawa States, also, recorded Five, (5), new cases each, while Zamfara State recorded Two, (2), new cases each, with Delta State, Enugu, Nasarawa and Rivers States, and well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, recording One, (1), new case each.
It is instructive to state that, the case recorded by Nasarawa State yesterday, is its first, since the virus surfaced on the shores of Nigeria. With Nasarawa recording a case of the virus, this now brings the number of States affected, to 33 States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The Three, (3), States in Nigeria, that have not recorded any COVID-19 case, are Cross Rivers, Kogi and Yobe States.
In another development, President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a medical team to Kano State, to inquire about and ascertain what can be done to stem the strange deaths being recorded in the State in the past few days.
The delegation, led by Dr. Sani Gwarzo, had already met with Governor Ganduje. “President Buhari directed us to do everything possible, to support, reinforce and mobilise support, even, beyond the nation”, Gwarzo is reported to have stressed.
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