COVID-19:Infection cases rise by 290; total confirmed cases now 46,867

By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The Health agency in charge of COVID-19 in Nigeria said that 290 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded, bringing the total confirmed cases to  46,867 in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control also said that it has also recorded five COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the tally from 945 to 950 in a single day.

Disclosing this via its twitter handle on Monday, the agency said Lagos and Plateau recorded 82 new cases each; Oyo, 19; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 18; Edo, 16; Kaduna, 15; Enugu and Ogun, nine each; Kano and Kwara, eight each; Cross River, Ondo and Rivers, five each; Ekiti, four; Imo, three; and Borno, two.

It said: “Nigeria has so far recorded 46,867 cases of COVID-19 out of which 33,346 patients have been treated, recovered and discharged while 950 persons have died of COVID-19 related complications.

Details of the two report released are as follows:

290 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-82 Plateau-82 Oyo-19 FCT-18 Edo-16 Kaduna-15 Enugu-9 Ogun-9 Kano-8 Kwara-8 Cross River-5 Ondo-5 Rivers-5 Ekiti-4 Imo-3 Borno-2

46,867 confirmed 33,346 discharged 950 deaths

Breakdown of recorded cases in various states:

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