By Ovie Okpare
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country has recorded 117 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 782.
It is the first time Nigeria will be recording over a hundred cases a day since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country.
Of the 117 cases, Lagos recorded 59 cases which was closely followed by 29 cases in FCT (Abuja) and 14 in Kano State.
NCDC in a tweet on Tuesday night revealed that the total number of deaths have hit 25 while the number of discharged patients are 197.
According to the tweet, “117 new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported; 59 in Lagos, 29 in FCT, 14 in Kano, 6 in Borno, 4 in Katsina, 3 in Ogun, 1 in Rivers and 1 in Bauchi.
“As at 11:25 pm 21st April there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 197. Deaths: 25.”