COVID-19: Nigeria’s total cases now 54,008 as NCDC records 143 fresh infections

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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The confirmed COVID-19 cases in has risen to 54,008 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on recorded 143 fresh infections.
Announcing via it’s twitter handle, the Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Plateau recorded 35 new cases; Kaduna, 21; Lagos, 19; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 13; Ebonyi, 9; Adamawa, Enugu and Katsina, 7 each; 6; Kwara 5; Osun 3; Anambra, Niger, Ogun and Kano, 2 each; while Benue, Borno and Sokoto recorded 1 infection each.

It said: “So far, 54,008 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded while 41,638 patients have been discharged and 1,013 died of the novel virus pandemic.

See the state by state breakdown of COVID-19 infections: