By Godwin Anene
Nigeria’s fatality in the battle against COVID-19 pandemic has hit 31, the country’s Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday.
This is even as the Centre has disclosed that 108 cases have been confirmed positive bringing nation’s total cases to 981 on Thursday.
NCDC gave the update on Thursday night on its verified Twitter handle.
It said of the new cases, Lagos alone had 78 new positive cases, FCT recorded 14, Ogun got additional five cases, Gombe had four while Borno, Akwa Ibom, Kwara and Plateau had three, two, one each respectively.
“108 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 78 in Lagos, 14 in FCT, 5 in Ogun, 4 in Gombe, 3 Borno, 2 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kwara, 1 in Plateau
*As at 11:30 pm 23rd April there are 981 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 197. Deaths: 31″, the tweet said.