Nigeria Records 573 New Cases Of COVID-19

The country’s total number of confirmed cases has now risen to 16,658 with 424 deaths and 5,349 recoveries.

The NCDC DG, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and Consultant in Public Health Medicine / Photo credit: guardian.ng
The NCDC DG, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and Consultant in Public Health Medicine / Photo credit: guardian.ng

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 573 new cases of COVID-19 infections on Monday.

The country’s total number of confirmed cases has now risen to 16,658 with 424 deaths and 5,349 recoveries.

Lagos State recorded the highest number new cases with 216, followed by Rivers State, which had 103.

Oyo State had 68 new cases while Edo State recorded 40.

Kano State had 21, Gombe State had 20, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded 17 new cases, Delta State had 13, and Plateau and Bauchi states reported 12 each.

Niger State had 10 new infections, Kebbi State reported nine, Ogun and Ondo states had eight each while Abia State had seven new cases.

Nasarawa State reported five new cases while Borno, Kwara, Benue and Anambra states all had one case each.

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