Chidi Samuel| Nigeria on Wednesday confirmed 1,303 new cases of #COVID19, with 677 recoveries and 15 deaths across the country.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control in an update via its verified Twitter handle said the new infections were recorded in 26 states, and the FCT.
According to the update, Lagos reported 478 new cases, followed by FCT-211, Nasarawa-83, Rivers-72, Kwara-42, Edo-36, Ondo-34, Benue-32, Kaduna-32, Katsina-26, Plateau-26, Kano-25, Taraba-25, and Osun-22.
Other states with new infections include, Delta-21, Oyo-21, Niger-19, Sokoto-18, Ebonyi-17, Ekiti-14, Gombe-13, Ogun-12, Bauchi-11, Zamfara-8, Borno-4, and Jigawa-1.
The health agency further noted that so far, Nigeria has 124,299 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, with 99, 276 recoveries, and 1,522 fatalities.