ABUJA (SundiataPost) – A total of 407 Nigerians have died from COVID-19 infections since since the index case in Nigeria was confirmed in Lagos on 27 February 2020.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known late on Saturday night on its Twitter handle @NCDCgov.
The agency also reported 501 new cases, even as it informed that 5,101 infected persons have been treated and discharged.
The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria, according to the report, is 15,682.
The full report reads:
501 new cases of #COVID19
See state by state breakdown below: