Imo records first case of Coronavirus as toll hits 1182


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on Saturday confirmed first index case in Imo State.

Imo State was among the list of twelve states with no confirmed cases.

However, NCDC, while giving updates on confirmed cases on Saturday disclosed that an index case has been recorded in the state.

This brings the number of states with no case of Coronavirus to ten as Adamawa, a few days ago also recorded its index case.

NCDC on its Twitter page wrote: “87 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported;

“33 in Lagos,18 in Borno, 12 in Osun,9 in Katsina,4 in Kano, 4 in Ekiti, 3 in Edo,3 in Bauchi,1 in Imo.

“As at 11:55 pm, 25th April, there are 1182 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.”