NCDC confirms 137 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria




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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) –  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday confirmed 137 cases of COVID-19 Nigeria.

The report released by the health agency via it’s twitter handle stated Lagos state, the epicentre of the novel virus infection led the table with 60 fresh cases followed by Abia with 21 while the FCT came third with 18 cases.

are Rivers-13; -5;Oyo-4; Edo-3; Delta, Imo, Kano and Ogun-2 each while Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Niger and Osun recorded 1infection each.

The NCDC reported the total confirmed cases have increased to 63,173 out of which 59,634 have been discharged. Adding 1,151 lives had been lost to the pandemic since the index case in February 27 2020.

The state by state breakdown is shown below: