Nigeria Reports 160 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria now has a total of 56,177 confirmed cases of COVID-19, while 44,088 patients have been discharged and 1,078 deaths reported.

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) on Saturday reported 160 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country.

The NCDC also reported two more deaths due to the Coronavirus disease, which 90 more patients were discharged from treatment centres.

Nigeria now has a total of 56,177 confirmed cases of COVID-19, while 44,088 patients have been discharged and 1,078 deaths reported.

Topping the list of new cases, were the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau State with 39 infections each.

Lagos State had 30 new cases.

In Kaduna State, there were 23 new cases, seven in Katsina State, six each in Rivers and Oyo states, three each in Yobe and Benue states, and one each in Bayelsa, Abia, Edo and Ekiti states.

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