Oyo Becomes Fourth State To Confirm 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

Other states with more than 1,000 cases include the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 1,605 and Kano that has 1,190 cases.

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State / Photo credit: dailypost.ng
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State / Photo credit: dailypost.ng

Oyo State has become the fourth state to record more than 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported 67 new cases if the coronavirus disease in the state on Tuesday.

Cases in Oyo have been steadily rising and now it has 1,055 confirmed cases.

This is just as Lagos which recorded 209 new cases of COVID-19 has seen the number of confirmed cases reach 9,073.

Other states with more than 1,000 cases include the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 1,605 and Kano that has 1,190 cases.

Rivers State is not far behind with 930 confirmed cases.

The NCDC update showed there were 452 new cases of the disease in Nigeria with 21,371 cases confirmed, 533 deaths and 7,338 recoveries.

Only 14 states reported new cases. Delta recorded 37, Ogun 36 and FCT had 22 new cases of COVID-19.

In Abia State, there were 20 new cases, Enugu State had 16, Bauchi State reported 15, Kaduna and had Ondo states had eight each, while Osun State had seven. Imo and Benue states reported three each.

Borno State reported a single case.

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