The Coronavirus in Nigeria report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC for sunday, 26th of april 2020 reports 91 new cases from 16 different states, with 4 new states reporting their index case. This brings the total of states to 32 states with confirmed cases. 17 people have also been discharged, with 5 new deaths recorded.
The agency released this statement in a tweet;
It said, “91 new cases of #COVID19 reported; 43-Lagos 8-Sokoto 6-Taraba 5-Kaduna 5-Gombe 3-Ondo 3-FCT 3-Edo 3-Oyo 3-Rivers 3-Bauchi 2-Osun 1-Akwa Ibom 1-Bayelsa 1-Ebonyi 1-Kebbi As at 11:50pm 26th April- 1273 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 239 Deaths: 40″
The new states with cases are Ebonyi, Bayelsa, Kebbi and Taraba state.The new states reported one index case of coronavirus each apart from Taraba which reported 5.
Till date, over 10918 samples have been tested, 1273 cases have been confirmed, 239 cases have been discharged and 40 deaths have been recorded in 32 states and the Federal Capital Territory.