Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 59,000

No new deaths were recorded, with the death toll from the disease remaining at 1,112.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 61,558 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 61,558 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

Nigeria now has 59,001 confirmed cases of COVID-19 according to the latest update from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC on Thursday reported153 new cases of the coronavirus disease, while 515 patients were discharged from isolation and treatment centres.

No new deaths were recorded, with the death toll from the disease remaining at 1,112.

Lagos State reported the highest number of new cases with 81 infections, followed by Rivers State, which had 21 cases.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had 11 new cases, Ogun State had eight, Kaduna State had seven, Oyo State reported six and Akwa Ibom State reported five new cases.

Osun and Katsina states reported three cases each, Edo, Ebonyi and Nasarawa states had two each, while Plateau and Kano states had one case each.

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