COVID-19 Cases In Lagos Now 7,035

The NCDC in its Saturday update said there were now 15,682 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, 5101 discharged patients and 407 deaths.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State / Photo credit: Guardian.ng
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State / Photo credit: Guardian.ng

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 501 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country.

195 of those cases were in Lagos, which now has 7,035 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus disease.

The NCDC in its Saturday update said there were now 15,682 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, 5,101 discharged patients and 407 deaths.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which had 50 new cases now has 1,212 confirmed cases, while Kano where 42 new cases were reported has 1,091 confirmed cases.

There were 27 new cases in Kaduna State, 26 in Edo State, 22 in Oyo State, 21 in Imo State, 17 in Gombe State and 12 each in Benue and Enugu states.

Delta and Anambra states had 11 new cases each, three 10 in Ebonyi State, nine each in Nasarawa State and Ogun State, and eight in Bauchi State.

In Kebbi State, four new cases were reported, while Akwa Ibom, Jigawa and Katsina statws had three cases each.

Yobe and Borno states had two cases each. However, both Kwara and Ondo states each had a single case.

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