Coronavirus death toll in Nigeria has risen to 40 as at Sunday evening with 91 new cases of the disease reported bringing the total number of infections to 1273, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to the NCDC in a tweet via its official handle, 43 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos, 8 in Sokoto and 6 in Taraba.
The country’s total deaths from the virus now stand at 40 while 239 have recovered.
91 new cases of #COVID19 reported;
As at 11:50pm 26th April- 1273 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 40 pic.twitter.com/261wewYfEg
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 26, 2020