By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Lagos state, Kwara and Federal Capital Territory top the list of COVID-19 infections on Tuesday as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed 576 new cases of the dreaded virus in Nigeria.
The health agency in its report released via its twitter handle noted that a total of 37,801 cases have been confirmed since the index case was reported in February 2010 while 15,677 patients have been treated and discharged within the period under review.
The report further informed that 805 lives have been lost to the novel virus.
The NCDC said that only 22 states out of the 36 states of the federation, including FCT recorded one or more infections on Tuesday and then details are as follows:
Lagos-88; Kwara-87; FCT-82 ; Plateau-62; Ondo-39 ; Enugu-28; Oyo-26; Taraba-24; Kaduna-20; Ebonyi-20; Edo-17;Cross River-16 ; Kano-14; Rivers-11; Ogun-10 ;Delta-9; Nasarawa-8; Osun-8 ; Katsina-3 ;Imo-2 ;Kebbi-1 and Borno-1.
A breakdown of cases by states is shown below: