COVID-19: Death toll now 1,173 as NCDC confirms 145 fresh cases




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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – toll arising from COVID-19 in Nigeria has risen to 1,173 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced the confirmation 145 fresh cases on Monday.

NCDC which disclosed this via it’s twitter handle late monday night informed that total confirmed cases have risen to 67,557 out which 63,282 patients have been discharged since the index case was reported in the country on February 27 this year.

According to health agency, the fresh cases were recorded in eight states including the FCT with Lagos State, the epicentre the novel virus coming on the chat with 49 cases followed by the FCT with 34 cases.

Others are: Kaduna-34; Plateau-11; Oyo-7;
Bayelsa-5; Taraba-4 and Sokoto-1.

NCDC said the total confirmed cases for each the 36 states of the federation and FCT are as follows: