Nigeria has recorded 86 new COVID-19 cases – the highest daily figure, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 627.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday.
The agency wrote on Twitter;
“Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos, seven in FCT, three in Katsina, three in Akwa Ibom, one in Jigawa, one in Bauchi and one in Borno.
“As at 11:50pm April 19, there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170, deaths: 21.”