COVID-19: Lagos accounts for 144 infections as NCDC confirms 397 new cases




By Chibuike Nwabuko

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Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Lagos State – the epicentre of the novel virus in the country accounted for 144 infections as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed 397 new cases of #COVID-19.

According to the report released via it’s twitter handle account, the NCDC said the other eighteen states where the infections were reported are;
Plateau-83
Kaduna-48
Adamawa-36
Rivers-22
Oyo-16
Kebbi-10
Nasarawa-7
Sokoto-7
FCT-5
Kano-5
Edo-4
Jigawa-3
Ogun-2
Akwa Ibom-2
Niger-1
Bauchi-1
Zamfara-1.

The NCDC further noted that a total of 84,811 confirmed cases have been recorded in Nigeria since the index case was reported in February while a total of 71,357 patients have been treated and discharged since the outbreak of the pandemic.

The health agency added that 1,264 lives had been lost to COVID-19 related ailments in Nigeria.

See the breakdown of total confirmed cases below



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