NCDC confirms 179 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday




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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) –  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Wednesday confirmed 179 fresh cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

According the released by the health agency via it’s twitter handle, Lagos , the epicentre of the novel virus infection in the country accounted for 116 of the cases followed by with 20 infections.

Apart FCT, and Rivers states which recorded 9 cases each; and states both raked in raked in 3 cases each.

Others are; , Kaduna, Ogun and -2 each while Ekiti and Osun recorded 1 infection each.

The agency reported total confirmed cases stand at 60,834 out of which 52,143 have been .

It added 1,116 lives have been lost the COVID-19 related complications since the index case in February 27 in Nigeria.

The NCDC gave the by schedule of total confirmed cases as: