Nigeria confirms 1,617 new cases of #COVID19

Chidi Samuel| Nigeria on Monday confirmed 1,617 new cases of #COVID19 bringing the country’s toll 112,004.

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control in a statement via its verified Twitter handle said the new cases were recorded in 18 states and the FCT.

According to the NCDC, the highest number of cases was recorded in Lagos-776, followed by Kaduna-147, Kwara-131, FCT-102, Plateau-78, Edo-59, Ogun-53, Osun-45, and Rivers-37.

Other states with new infections include, Taraba-36, Nasarawa-34, Adamawa-33, Kano-26, Delta-20, Ebonyi-16, Bayelsa-11, Gombe-11, and Borno-2.

The health agency further noted that so far, 89,939 persons have recovered from the disease, with 1,449 deaths recorded.

Leave a Reply