Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 35,454

Lagos State reported the highest number of new cases with 129 and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had the second highest number with 118.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 56,604 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 56,604 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria have now reached 35,454 rising by 600 new cases on Friday.

An update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that the new cases were reported in 20 states.

14,633 patients have so far been discharged while the number of recorded deaths has risen to 772.

Lagos State reported the highest number of new cases with 129 and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had the second highest number with 118.

Oyo State was third with 87 new cases, Kano State reported 55 cases, while Benue State had 42.

Enugu State had 35 new cases, Kwara State had 28, Imo State had 16, Ogun State had 13, Kaduna and Ondo states had 12 each, while Delta and Edo states had 11 each.

Plateau State reported eight new cases, Nasarawa, Ekiti and Niger states had six each, while Borno and Abia states had four each. Gombe State had three new cases.

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