Nigeria Records 543 New Cases Of COVID-19

Lagos State reported the highest number of new infections with 180 followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which had 86.

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 63,508 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 63,508 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday reported 543 new cases of COVID-19 infections.

The total number of confirmed cases has now risen to 38,344, with 15,815 patients discharged and 813 deaths recorded.

Lagos State reported the highest number of new infections with 180 followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which had 86.

Kaduna State was third with the number of new cases reporting 56, while Edo State recorded 47.

In Ondo State, there were 37 new cases, 35 in Kwara State, 19 each in Ogun and Rivers states and 17 in Kano State.

Ebonyi and Enugu states reported 16 cases each, Delta State had seven, Bayelsa State had four, Bauchi State reported three, while Abia State had one.

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