Nigeria has recorded 196 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 1728.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday.

It said, “196 new cases of ‪#COVID19‬ reported; 87 in Lagos, 24 in Kano, 18 in Gombe, 17 in Kaduna, 16 in FCT, 10 in Katsina, eight in Sokoto, seven in Edo, six in Borno, one in Yobe, one in Ebonyi and one in Adamawa.

“As at 11:55pm 29th April, 1728 confirmed cases of ‪#COVID19‬ reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 307, deaths: 51.”

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