Nigeria Records 31 More Deaths As COVID-19 Cases Rise To 17,148

The latest NCDC update also reported 490 new cases of COVID-19 in the country while the total death toll now stands at 455.

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) on Tuesday that 31 more people have died from complications arising from COVID-19.

The latest NCDC update also reported 490 new cases of COVID-19 in the country while the total death toll now stands at 455.

This is just has as the number of confirmed cases has risen to 17,148 with 5,623 recovered and discharged from treatment centres.

Lagos State once again reported the highest number of new cases with 142 followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 60 new cases.

Bayelsa State also saw an increase in new cases with 54 positive tests results, while Rivers State had 39 new cases.

In Delta State, 37 new cases were reported, there were 30 in Oyo State, 26 in Kaduna State, 23 in Imo State , 19 in Enugu State, 17 in Kwara State and 11 in Gombe State.

Ondo State reported 10 new cases, while Bauchi State had eight, Ogun had seven, Borno had six and Benue had one new case.

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