Nigeria Records 587 New Cases Of COVID-19


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, announced that the country has recorded 587 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 17, 735.

The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Wednesday night.

The centre also said that the number of fatalities has risen to 469 after recording 14 new deaths, while 5, 967 people have been discharged from the isolation centres after full recovery.
According to the agency’s breakdown of the 587 new cases from 18 States, “Lagos has 155, Edo got 75, the Federal Capital Territory has 67 Rivers confirmed 65, Oyo 56, Delta 50, Bayelsa 25, Plateau 18, Kaduna 18, Enugu 17, Borno 12, Ogun 12, Ondo 7, Kwara 4, Kano 2, Gombe 2, Sokoto 1 and Kebbi-1”.


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