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Coronavirus now in 33 states in Nigeria with case index at 1273 (See breakdown)

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Coronavirus in Nigeria has spread to 33 states of the federation despite movement restrictions put in place by the federal and state governments.

The available data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) indicates that COVID-19 has just spread to four new states. The states are: 1. Ebonyi 2. Bayelsa 3. Kebbi 4. Taraba.

 The NCDC stated in its COVID-19 highlights published on Sunday, April 26: “On the 26th of April 2020, 91 new confirmed cases and five new deaths were recorded in Nigeria “Four new states (Ebonyi, Bayelsa, Kebbi and Taraba) have reported confirmed cases in the last 24 hours. “Till date, 1273 cases have been confirmed, 239 cases have been discharged and 40 deaths have been recorded in 32 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 91 new cases are reported from sixteen states- Lagos (43), Sokoto (8), Taraba (6), Kaduna(5), Gombe (5), Ondo (3), FCT (3), Edo (3), Oyo (3), Rivers (3), Bauchi (3), Osun (2), Akwa Ibom (1), Bayelsa (1), Ebonyi (1), Kebbi (1). “A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.

See the full list of the 33 states and the number of their recorded cases as at Sunday night, April 26, below:

Lagos – 731 Abuja FCT – 141 Kano – 77 Ogun – 35 Gombe – 35 Osun – 34 Katsina – 30 Borno – 30 Edo – 25 Oyo – 21 Akwa Ibom – 12 Kaduna – 15 Bauchi – 14 Sokoto – 10 Kwara – 11 Ekiti – 8 Ondo – 8 Delta – 6 Rivers – 6 Taraba – 6 Abia – 2 Enugu – 2 Niger – 2 Jigawa – 2 Zamfara – 2 Benue – 1 Anambra – 1 Adamawa – Plateau – 1 Imo – 1 Bayelsa – 1 Ebonyi – 1 Kebbi – 1