Edo Becomes Sixth State To Record 1,000 Cases Of COVID-19

Lagos State has the most confirmed cases with 10,510 and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which reported 52 new cases has 1,870 confirmed cases.

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki / Photo credit: pulse.ng
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki / Photo credit: pulse.ng

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday gave an update on COVID-19 pandemic showing Lagos and Edo with highest number of new cases, 200 and 190 respectively.

With 561 new cases, Nigeria now has a total 25,694.

Edo State has become the sixth state to record more than 1,000 cases as 1105 cases have been confirmed in the state.

Lagos State has the most confirmed cases with 10,510 and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which reported 52 new cases has 1,870 confirmed cases.

Oyo State with eight new cases has a total of 1,380 confirmed cases.

Kano has five new cases and now has 1,216 confirmed cases. Rivers, which Edo just overtook with more cases has 1,056 confirmed cases.

Kaduna and FCT, according to the NCDC update had 52 new cases each. Niger had 32, Ogun had 19, Ondo had 16 and Imo had 14.

In Plateau State 11 new cases were reported.

Abia and Oyo had eight new cases each, Bayelsa had seven, Katsina had six, while Bauchi, Osun and Kebbi had three each. Borno had two and Jigawa had one.

9,746 patients have recovered and discharged while the death toll from COVID-19 stands at 590.

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