On Sunday, two new deaths have been recorded from coronavirus in Akwa Ibom and Borno states.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its website.
According to data from the NCDC, with the two new fatalities, no fewer than 21 persons have died from coronavirus-related complications in Nigeria.
Other states that have recorded fatalities from COVID-19 are Lagos – 13, one each in Edo, Katsina, Kano, and Delta, and Abuja – two.
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The NCDC added, “On the 19th of April 2020, 86 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 627 cases have been confirmed, 170 cases have been discharged and twenty-one deaths have been recorded in Nigeria
“The 86 new cases are reported from seven states- Lagos (70), FCT (seven), Akwa Ibom (three), Katsina (three), Borno (one), Bauchi (one), Jigawa (one).