The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle.
The NCDC also announced that Lagos recorded two new COVID-19 fatalities, making the number of deaths recorded so far in the state rise to 21.
The PUNCH reports that Lagos currently has the highest confirmed COVID-19 cases, fatalities, and recoveries.
The state has 718 active cases and 192 recoveries, according to the NCDC statistics.
The NCDC added, “On the 29th of April 2020, 196 new confirmed cases and five deaths were recorded in Nigeria
“One new state (Yobe) has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“Till date, 1728 cases have been confirmed, 307 cases have been discharged and 51 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 196 new cases are reported from twelve states- Lagos (87), Kano (24), Gombe (18), Kaduna (17), FCT (16), Katsina (10), Sokoto (eight), Edo (seven), Borno (six), Ebonyi (one), Yobe (one), Adamawa(1).”
Of the 51 deaths recorded in the country, 21 were reported in Lagos, five in Borno, three each in Abuja, Sokoto, Edo, and Kano, one each in Ogun, Akwa Ibom, and Ekiti, two in Delta, Rivers, Osun, Katsina, and Oyo.
According to data obtained from the centre, Lagos currently has a total confirmed COVID-19 cases of 931; Abuja/FCT, 174; Kano, 139; Borno, 59; Gombe, 64; Ogun, 50; Osun, 34; Katsina, 40; Edo, 37; Oyo, 21; Kaduna, 32; Bauchi, 29; Akwa Ibom, 12; and Sokoto, 27.
It also shows that Kwara has recorded 11 confirmed cases while Ekiti has eight; Ondo, eight; Delta, seven; Rivers, seven; Taraba, eight; Abia, two; Enugu, three; Niger, two; Jigawa, seven; Zamfara, four; Benue, one; Anambra, one; Adamawa, two; Plateau, one; Imo, one; Bayelsa, one; Ebonyi, two; Kebbi, one; Jigawa, one and Yobe one.”