The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the confirmation of 38 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 665.
On its Twitter page on Monday night, NCDC said 23 cases were discovered in Kano, 5 in Gombe, 3 in Kaduna, 2 in Borno, 2 in Abia, 1 in FCT, 1 in Sokoto and 1 in Ekiti.
The number of deaths also increased from 21 to 22, just as the number of recoveries also rose to 188 patients.
NCDC said: “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 at 11:10pm April 20, there are 665 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.”