Nigeria’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reach 56,017

The number of patients that have so far been discharged now stands at 43,998.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,145 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,145 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday reported the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to have reached 56,017.

The NCDC, in the update, reported 188 new cases of the coronavirus disease, putting the death toll at 1,076.

The number of patients that have so far been discharged now stands at 43,998.

Lagos State reported the highest number of new cases with 47 infections, with Enugu State recording the second highest number of infection.

It had 25 cases.

In Plateau State, there 21 new cases, 14 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 11 in Abia State, 10 in Delta State, and eight each in Bauchi, Ondo, and Kaduna states.

Ogun State had six new cases, Imo State had five, Benue, Katsina and Taraba states had four each. Edo, Kwara and Oyo states had three each, while Rivers and Yobe reported had two each.

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