Nigeria Reports Close To 400 New Cases Of COVID-19 In One Day

Lagos State alone recorded 256 new cases which is as much as the number of cases recorded across the entire country in some days of the past week.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 25,133 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 25,133 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday reported the highest number of daily infections of covid-19 in the country with 389 new cases.

Lagos State alone recorded 256 new cases which is as much as the number of cases recorded across the entire country in some days of the past week.

The cases reported in Lagos is almost twice the number of new cases in the rest of the country. The state now has 4012 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Kano has the second highest number of confirmed cases with 936, while the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has 519.

NCDC also reported five new deaths taking the casualty numbers to 254. 2501 patients have however recovered from the total of 8,733 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease.

In Katsina there were 23 new cases of the virus, Edo reported 22 cases, Rivers had 14, Kano recorded 13, Adamawa and Akwa Ibom states had 11 each while Kaduna recorded seven cases.

There were six new cases each in Kwara- and Nasarawa and two each in Gombe Plateau,Abia, Delta, Benue, Niger, Kogi, and Oyo.

Imo, Borno, Ogun and Anambra all had a single cases each.

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