Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday confirmed a record of 117 cases of coronavirus in the country.

NCDC said the new cases were discovered in seven states and FCT.
In a series of tweets the health commission said 59 were discovered in Lagos State since Sunday.

"29 in FCT, 14 in Kano, 6 in Borno, 4 in Katsina, 3 in Ogun, 1 in Rivers, 1 in Bauchi," NCDC tweeted.

"As at 11:25 pm 21st April there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria."

While 197 have been discharged, 25 people have lost their lives to the virus including Nigerian President Chief of Staff Abba Kyari.


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