Nigeria Records 1,634 New Cases Of COVID-19


Latest figure released by the The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the country has recorded 1,634 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

from this figure, 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory reported new cases on Tuesday.

The centre disclosed that 1,276 patients were discharged after their recovery from the disease.

The NCDC noted that the discharges included 551 community recoveries in Lagos State, 213 in Kaduna State, and 103 in Kano State managed in line with guidelines.

However, 6 new deaths were also recorded across the country.

According to NCDC, Lagos recorded the highest number of cases with 440.

Also, Anambra recorded 160 new cases, while the FCT recorded 158 new cases.

In addition to this, Rivers State reported 134 new cases while Abia State confirmed 103 new infections.

Others are from Oyo (90), Enugu (81), Osun (73), Gombe (54), Kwara (50), Ogun (32), Plateau (32), Akwa Ibom (31), Ondo (24), Borno (23), Delta (23), Ebonyi (21), Taraba (21), Bayelsa (16), Kaduna (15), Nasarawa (13), Jigawa (12), Bauchi (11), Kano (11), Zamfara (4), and Sokoto (2).

At least, 133,552 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded since the index case was confirmed on February 27, 2020.

While 107,551 patients have been discharged, a total of 1,613 have died.


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