The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the country has recorded 117 fresh cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of the infection to 782.
On its Twitter page on Tuesday night, NCDC said 59 of the new cases are in Lagos, 29 in FCT, 14 in Kano, 6 in Borno, 4 in Katsina, 3 in Ogun, 1 in Rivers, 1 in Bauchi.
197 patients have been treated and discharged while 25 deaths have been recorded as a result of the virus.
NCDC said: “117 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 59 in Lagos, 29 in FCT, 14 in Kano, six in Borno, four in Katsina, three in Ogun, one in Rivers and one in Bauchi.
“As at 11:25pm 21st April, there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 197, deaths: 25.”
As at 11:25 pm 21st April, breakdown of cases by states:
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 21, 2020