For Second Day, Abuja Records Highest Number Of COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria now has a total of 43,151 confirmed, 19,565 patients discharged and 879 recorded deaths.

The minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Mohammed Bello / Photo credit: guardian.ng
The minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Mohammed Bello / Photo credit: guardian.ng

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday reported 462 new cases of COVID-19, with the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) accounting for 93 of the cases.

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It makes the second day running at which the capital city reported more new cases than Lagos. It recorded 96 new cases on Thursday.

On Friday, the NCDC reported only one death, while 295 patients were discharged.

Nigeria now has a total of 43,151 confirmed, 19,565 patients discharged and 879 recorded deaths.

Lagos State, had the second highest number of new cases with 78. Plateau State recorded 64 new cases, Kaduna State had 54 and had Oyo State 47.

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In Ondo State, there were 32 new cases, 23 in Adamawa State, 19 in Bauchi State, nine each in Rivers, Ogun and Delta states, while Edo State had seven.

Kano and Enugu states each had six new cases, Nasarawa State reported five and Osun State had one.

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