NCDC Reports 453 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) reported the highest number of new cases with 75 infections, followed by Lagos, which had 71 new cases.

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 Saturday reported 453 new cases of COVID-19 infections and six more deaths in the country.

Nigeria now has 46,140 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease with 33,044 patients discharged from hospital and
942 deaths recorded.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) reported the highest number of new cases with 75 infections, followed by Lagos, which had 71 new cases.

Benue State had 53 new cases, Delta State reported 39, Borno State reported 30, Enugu State reported 25, Plateau State reported 24 and Osun State had 20 new cases.

In Abia State, there were 19 new cases, 17 in Osun State, 16 in Kaduna State, 13 each in Kano and Ebonyi states, nine in Ogun State, seven in Kwara State and six in Ondo State.

Gombe State reported three new cases, Ekiti State had two, and Akwa Ibom and Rivers states had one each.

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