On Monday April 27, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 64 new cases of COVID-19 outbreak in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 1337.

According to the NCDC who shared in a post on Twitter, 34 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos, 15 in the FCT, 11 in Borno, and 2 each in Taraba and Gombe.

The country’s total deaths from the virus still stands at 40 while 255 have recovered.

The novel coronavirus has claimed at least 208,973 lives since its outbreak in China in December, according to a tally from Google.

More than 2,997,540 cases were registered in 193 countries and territories. Of these cases, at least 818,700 are now considered recovered.

64 new cases of #COVID19 reported;






As at 11:20pm 27th April- 1337 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 255

Deaths: 40 pic.twitter.com/52JZFejvG8

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 27, 2020