The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Tuesday that the country recorded 117 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The new stat by the NCDC puts the total confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country at 782.
Taking to Twitter, the NCDC said:
“117 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
59 in Lagos
29 in FCT
14 in Kano
6 in Borno
4 in Katsina
3 in Ogun
1 in Rivers
1 in Bauchi
As at 11:25 pm 21st April there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
According to the agency, Lagos has reported 430 confirmed cases while Ogun has reported 20 confirmed cases.
Kano is fast becoming the epicentre of the pandemic in the north with 73 cases now confirmed in the populated north-west state.
See states with confirmed cases below: