NCDC Reports 627 More Cases Of COVID-19

A total of 15,181 of COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in the country while 4,891 patients have recovered and discharged from the different treatment centres.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,437 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,437 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has for the second day running reported more than 600 new cases of COVID-19.

On Friday, it reported 627 new cases and 12 more deaths from the coronavirus disease.

The number of deaths now stands at 399.

A total of 15,181 of COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in the country while 4,891 patients have recovered and discharged from the different treatment centres.

Lagos State once again led the way in new infections with 229, followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 65.

There 54 new cases in Abia, 42 in Borno, 35 in Oyo, 28 each in Rivers and Edo, 27 in Gombe and 21 in Ogun.

In Plateau and Delta, there were 18 new cases for each of the states, while Bauchi and Kaduna had 10 cases each.

In Benue, there were nine new cases, eight in Ondo, six in Kwara, four each in Nasarawa and Enugu, three each in Sokoto, Niger and Kebbi, while Yobe and Kano states had one case each.

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