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Coronavirus; Nigeria announces 86 new cases, infection rises to 627

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 86 new cases of coronavirus. This takes the tLly to a total of 627, as of April 17, according to the NCDC. The statement reads that "Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; According to the NCDC, 70 of the cases were in Lagos, seven in FCT, three apiece in Katsina and Akwa Ibom while one apiece were recorded in Jigawa, Bauchi and Borno. The report added that "As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #OVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170, deaths: 21 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 Jigawa- 2


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