COVID-19: Death toll now 1,221 as NCDC confirms 501 new cases




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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The -19 death toll in Nigeria has risen to 1,221 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 501 new cases of #COVID-19 in the country on Sunday.

The released by the agency via it’s twitter handle said that 15 states including the FCT reported the new cases as follows:

Lagos-218
FCT-112
Kaduna-53
Plateau-24
Katsina-21
-16
Yobe-14
Ondo-10
Ogun-9
Edo-7
Bayelsa-5
Rivers-4
Borno-4
Osun-2
Ekiti-2

This newly recorded brought the confirmed cases to 78,434 out of which
68,303 have been discharged from various isolation facilities in Nigeria since the was reported in February.

The breakdown of the confirmed cases are as follows: