Covid-19: A Total Of 118,012 Patients Discharged As Nigeria Records 983 New Infections With 1,710 Deaths


The  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control  (NCDC) on Thursday night reported that a total of 118,012 have been discharged from its isolation centres since the Covid-19 pandemic commenced as it also said that 983 new infections were recorded.

Lagos State has recorded the highest number of cases in the data released by the Centre.

In the record made available, the unit said 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory had new cases.

While Lagos recorded 236, FCT had 123 new cases, followed by Plateau which had a data of 92 new cases.

NCDC through further data showed that Benue recorded 63, Katsina 53, Oyo 50, Osun 45, Kaduna 43, Edo 33, Ogun 31, Ebonyi 31, Akwa Ibom 30.

Other states include; Kano 26, Gombe 18, Bauchi 16, Delta 12, Imo 11, Cross River 10, Rivers 10, and Niger 5.

The record given by the unit left the nation with a total record of 938 new cases.

The centre disclosed that 8 new death were added to the death record of 1,701, leading to 1,710.

The NCDC also disclosed that Nigeria has now recorded a total of 143,516 infections.

While a total of 118,012 have been discharged.


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