By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Three states – Lagos, FCT and Plateau accounted for 53.9 percent of the 453 new cases of COVID-19 infections recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, the report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has revealed.
These three states recorded 113, 72 and 59 new cases respectively.
The other 13 states accounted for the remaining 46.1 percent of the COVID-19 patients that tested positive for the novel virus pandemic which was first recorded in Nigeria on the 27th of February 2020.
According to the NCDC’s report released via its twitter handle late Wednesday night, the total confirmed cases is now 47,743 out of which a total of 33,943 patients have been treated and released.
The report added that 956 patients have died of the COVID-19 related complications in Nigeria.
The released reports are as follow:
Lagos-113 FCT-72 Plateau-59 Enugu-55 Kaduna-38 Ondo-32 Osun-26 Ebonyi-20 Ogun-9 Delta-8 Borno-7 Akwa Ibom-6 Oyo-5 Bauchi-1 Kano-1 Ekiti-1
47,743 confirmed; 33,943 discharged and 956 deaths.
State by state breakdown :