Nigeria Discharges 1,689 COVID-19 Patients

There are now a total of 48,445 confirmed, 35,998 patients discharged and 973 deaths.

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 54,905 / Photo credit: The Punch
The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 54,905 / Photo credit: The Punch

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday reported 329 new cases of COVID-19, seven more deaths and that 1,689 patients were discharged.

There are now a total of 48,445 confirmed, 35,998 patients discharged and 973 deaths.

Lagos State recorded the highest number of new cases with 113, followed by Kaduna State, which had 49 cases.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) reported 33 new infections, Plateau State had 24, Kano State had 16, Edo State had 15, Ogun State had 14, Delta State had 13 and Osun State had 10.

In Oyo State there were eight new cases, six each in Ekiti and Bayelsa states, five in Akwa Ibom State, four each in Borno and Enugu states and three in Ebonyi State.

Rivers State had two new cases, while Bauchi, Nasarawa, Gombe and Niger states all had one case each.

Written by The Interview Editors

The Interview is a niche publication, targeting leaders and aspiring leaders in business, politics, entertainment, sports, arts, the professions and others within society’s upper middle class and high-end segment in Nigeria.

Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta / Photo credit: NCC

NCC Asks Service Providers And State Govts To Collaborate, Address RoW Challenges

Risikat Azeez, a 30-year-old mother of two and her daughters, who were allegedly abandoned by her husband and father because of their blue eyes have suddenly become celebrities because the rare colour of their eyes / Photo credit: face2faceafrica.com

Risikat Azeez: Danger Of The Blue-eyed Cinderellas