The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, announced 195 new coronavirus cases, making it Nigeria’s highest recorded number of cases in one day, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in to 1,532.
Lagos State recorded 80 new cases, Kano recorded 38 just hours after its testing centre was reopened. Ogun and Bauchi each recorded 15 new cases.
Gombe recorded 10 new cases, followed by Sokoto with nine new cases, five each in Edo and Jigawa, and two new cases in Zamfara.
Rivers, Enugu, Delta, Nasarawa, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja all recorded one new case each.
NCDC took to their official Twitter page to make the announcement:
195 new cases of #COVID19 reported;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 28, 2020
As at 11:50pm 28th April- 1532 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 44 pic.twitter.com/oPyG4xfoa3
A total of 1532 cases have now been recorded in 33 states and the FCT.
The NCDC also announced four additional deaths, raising Nigeria’s total to 44.
255 people have recovered and been discharged.