Nigeria Reports 648 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria now has a total of 41,180 confirmed cases with 18,203 discharged and 860 deaths recorded.

The NCDC DG, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and Consultant in Public Health Medicine / Photo credit: guardian.ng
The NCDC DG, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and Consultant in Public Health Medicine / Photo credit: guardian.ng

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday reported 648 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

While two more deaths were recorded, 229 more patients have recovered and discharged from hospital.

Nigeria now has a total of 41,180 confirmed cases with 18,203 discharged and 860 deaths recorded.

Lagos State reported the highest number of new cases with 180, followed by Plateau, which 148.

The Federal Capital Tewrritory (FCT) reported 44 new cases, Ondo State had 42, Kwara State had 38, Rivers State had 32, Oyo State had 29, Kaduna State reported 21, while Osun State had 20.

In Edo and Ogun states, each reported 17 new cases, Ekiti State reported 11, while Kano, Benue, Delta and Abia states each reported nine new cases.

In Niger State, there seven new cases, three in Gombe State and one each in Borno, Bauchi and Imo states.

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