Nigeria confirms 196 new coronavirus cases, total rises to 1,728

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says One hundred and ninety six (196) new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,728.

NCDC, through its verified Twitter account, said of the 196 new cases, 87-Lagos, 24-Kano, 18-Gombe, 17-Kaduna

16-FCT, 10-Katsina, 8-Sokoto, 7-Edo, 6-Borno, 1-Yobe, 1-Ebonyi, 1-Adamawa. It also said seven deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

"As at 11:55 pm 29th April, 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 307 have been discharged and 51 deaths have been recorded."

The tweet reads, "196 new cases of #COVID19 reported;

87-Lagos
24-Kano
18-Gombe
17-Kaduna
16-FCT
10-Katsina
8-Sokoto
7-Edo
6-Borno
1-Yobe
1-Ebonyi
1-Adamawa

"As at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 307
Deaths: 51.

"As at April 29th 2020, #COVID19 confirmed cases have been reported in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

"Visit covid19.ncdc.gov.ng for a breakdown of confirmed cases in each state and other details."

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