Nigeria Reports 5 More COVID-19 Related Deaths

While 13 states reported new cases, Plateau State reported the highest number with 83 infections, followed by Lagos State, which had 48.

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) has reported 197 new cases of COVID-19 in the country and five more deaths due to the disease.

NCDC in daily updates on Thursday also reported the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria to stand at 55,829 and 43,810 patients discharged.

The total number of deaths recorded now stands at 1,075.

While 13 states reported new cases, Plateau State reported the highest number with 83 infections, followed by Lagos State, which had 48.

In Kaduna State, there were 17 new cases, 16 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 11 in Ogun State, seven in Katsina State and four cases in Imo State.

There three new cases each in Edo and Nasarawa states, two in Rivers State and one case each in Bayelsa, Oyo and Osun states.

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