The Coronavirus pandemic is gradually rising in Nigeria, as the confirmed cases in the West African nation has past half a thousand.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has announced that there are eight six new confirmed cases of coronavirus.
With this, the total cases of the virus in Nigeria is 627.
Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;
70 in Lagos
7 in FCT
3 in Katsina
3 in Akwa Ibom
1 in Jigawa
1 in Bauchi
1 in Borno
As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 21 pic.twitter.com/7gsnusWRow
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 19, 2020