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JUST IN: 7 dead as Nigeria records 196 fresh COVID-19 cases



Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 196 new cases of COVID-19 in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with at least 7 persons died.

This was announced on the agency’s Twitter handle.

According to the breakdown, 87 were recorded in Lagos, 24 in Kano, 18 in Gombe, 17 in Kaduna, 16 in the FCT, 10 in Katsina, eight in Sokoto, seven in Edo, six in Borno, and one each in Yobe, Ebonyi and Adamawa.

As at 11:55pm on April 29, 2020, a total of 1,728 confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been recorded.

Seven more fatalities were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 51, while 52 more persons were discharged, bringing the total number of recoveries to 307.

Kayode Adelowokan

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