Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Increase By 594

The NCDC put the number of deaths from the Coronavirus Disease at 549 while it says that 7,822 patients have recovered and also discharged.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,724 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,724 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday reported 594 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 22,614.

In the last one week, 4,134 cases have been recorded across the country.

The NCDC put the number of deaths from the Coronavirus Disease at 549 while it says that 7,822 patients have recovered and also discharged.

Lagos State recorded the highest number of new cases with 159.

Delta State was the only other state to report more than 100 new cases as it recorded 106.

Ondo State had 44 new cases, the Federal Capital territory (FCT) and Edo State reported 34 cases each, while Oyo saw a decrease in the number of new cases reporting 33, the same number as Kaduna State.

Enugu State had 28 new cases, Katsina State had 25, Imo State had 22, Adamawa State had 15, Ogun State had 12, while Osun State reported 11 new cases.

Eight new cases were recorded in Abia State, six in Rivers State, five each in Nasarawa, Bauchi and Niger states, four in Kebbi State, three in Ekiti State and one each in Plateau and Taraba states.

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