The Coronavirus disease toll in the country continued to rise with the confirmation of fresh 117 cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced the new cases Tuesday night, bringing the total number of cases to 782 out of which 197 have been discharged on account of recovering from the disease while the death toll increased to 25.
Of the fresh cases, 59 of it were identified in Lagos, 29 in FCT, 14 in Kano, 6 in Borno, 4 in Katsina, 3 in Ogun while Rivers and Bauchi recorded one case each.
Out of the 36 states of the Federation, 24 of it and the Federal Capital Territory have been affected.
Meanwhile, five cases previously reported in Lagos State have been transferred to Ogun State. Therefore, Lagos has reported 430 confirmed cases while Ogun has reported 20 confirmed cases
As at 11:25 pm 21st April, breakdown of cases by states:
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 21, 2020