Imo State is hit as Nigeria records 87 new Covid-19 cases

Imo State has joined the list of states where the Coronavirus has now made a landfall, bringing the number of states touched so far to 28 as at today, Saturday 25 April 2020.

NCDC announced today, that 87 new cases have been confirmed, together with one new death in Nigeria

One new state Imo has reported a confirmed case in the last 24 hours while the numbers for Borno and Osun States spiked.

Lagos continues to lead in all number – confirmed cases, discharged cases and deaths from Covid-19.

Till date, 1,182 cases have been confirmed, 222 cases have been discharged and thirty five deaths have been recorded in 28 states and the Federal Capital Territory

The 87 new cases came from nine states – Lagos (33), Borno (18), Osun (12), Katsina (9), Kano (4), Ekiti (4), Edo (3), Bauchi (3), Imo (1).

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By Ogbuagu Anikwe

Ogbuagu is a prose stylist and a cross-cutting media manager with hands-on experiences in print, online and broadcast media management in Nigeria. He interrogates sociopolitical issues and communicates solutions with his trademark simplicity and disarming depth.