COVID-19: Nigeria Records 48 New Cases, Total Infections Now 541

 COVID-19:  Nigeria Records 48 New Cases, Total Infections Now 541

48 new cases of the coronavirus has been recorded in Nigeria, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday, April 19, 2020, bringing the country’s total infections to 541.

In a tweet via its official handle, the NCDC said 23 cases were identified in Lagos, 12 in the FCT, 10 in Kano, two in Ogun and one in Oyo.

The agency also recorded an increase in the number of deaths to 19, while 166 patients have been discharged.

Nigeria’s number of infections are expected to continue to rise, as the NCDC has said it is ramping up testing across the country.

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