By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The Federal Capital territory has beating Lagos again on the leaderboard with 90 infections as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirms 304 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
COVID-19 cases in Nigeria are plateauing as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control logged another low number for Tuesday.
The COVID-19 curve is beginning to flatten with the reports reflecting a downward slope compared to usual high figures of confirmed case in the past.
Recall that NCDC announced 288 confirmed cases across the country on Monday and 304 new cases were reported for the entire country on Tuesday. In the past Lagos state alone accounted for each of these numbers in just one day.
Also, just like Monday, 18 states, had no virus infection to report.
The bulk of the 304 cases came from Abuja and Lagos, with both accounting for almost 50 percent.
FCT reported 90 cases and Lagos 59.
Ondo followed with 39 cases, Taraba 18, Rivers 17, Borno 15 and Adamawa 12.
The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria now stand at 44,433 while 31,851 COVID-19 patients have been treated and discharged.
While 910 people have died, the active cases are 12,582.
Breakdown of COVID-19 cases for Tuesday:
see the breakdown of cases by states