COVID-19: Nigeria’s Total confirmed cases hit 59,001 as NCDC records 153 fresh infections




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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The total confirmed cases in Nigeria hit 59,001 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 153 fresh infections on Thursday.

Similarly, the NCDC report released via it’s twitter handle account further said that the total 50, 452 patients have been treated and discharged from across the isolation centres in Nigeria.

The health agency also stated that 1,112 deaths have been recorded since the index case the novel virus in February 27 2020.

According to the NCDC, the 153 fresh cases were recorded from 14 states out the 36 states the federation including FCT as follows:

Lagos-81; Rivers-21; FCT-11; -8;
Kaduna-7 and Oyo-6.

Others are; Akwa Ibom-5; Osun and Katsina-3 each; Edo, Ebonyi and Nasarawa-2 each; Plateau and Kano-1 case each.

The table below shows state by state breakdown total confirmed cases thus: