Nigeria records 216 new coronavirus infections with 429 more recoveries

Chidi Samuel|The decline in Nigeria’s coronavirus burden continued on Wednesday with 216 new cases recorded across the country.

According to the data released by the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control via its verified Twitter handle late on Wednesday night, the new infections were recorded in 15 states and the FCT.

Plateau state, the emerging hotbed of the pandemic in the country led the day with 59 new cases, followed by Rivers-27, Abia-22 and Lagos-20.

Other states that recorded new infections include, Oyo-18, Enugu-17, Kaduna-11,
FCT-11, Ogun-10, Ebonyi-4, Osun-4, Ekiti-4, Delta-3, Edo-3, Akwa Ibom-2, and Bauchi-1.

According to the health agency, Nigeria so far, has 54,463 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, with 42,439 discharges, and 1,027 deaths.

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