Gombe Records Highest Number Of New COVID-19 Cases

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 16,085 with 5,220 discharged and 420 reported deaths.

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 54,905 / Photo credit: The Punch
The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 54,905 / Photo credit: The Punch

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 403 new cases of COVID-19 with Gombe State accounting for 73 of the cases, the highest reported by any state.

After several days of recording more than 100 new cases, Lagos State in the new NCDC update on Sunday had only 68 new cases.

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 16,085 with 5,220 discharged and 420 reported deaths.

Kano State which has the third highest number of new infections recorded 46 new cases.

Edo State had 36 new cases, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded 35, Nasarawa State had 31, Kaduna State had 17, Oyo State had 16, while Abia State had 15.

Delta and Borno states had 13 new cases each, Plateau State had eight, while Niger and Ruvers states had seven cases each.

Enugu and Ogun states had six new cases each, Kebbi State had three, Ondo, Anambra and Imo states each had a single case.

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