Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases cross 50,000 as NCDC confirms 593 new cases




By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases crossed 50,000 on Wednesday as Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed 593 new infections.

This new recorded cases has brought to 50,488 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Plateau recorded 186 new cases; Lagos, 172; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 62; Oyo, 27; Delta, 25; Rivers, 20; Ondo, 19; Edo, 18; Kaduna, 17; Enugu, 12; Akwa Ibom, 10; Ogun, seven; Abia and Gombe, six each; while Kano and Osun recorded three cases each.

It said: “Nigeria has so far recorded 50,488 cases of COVID-19. 37,304 patients have been discharged, while 985 persons have died.

This new infections were recorded from 16 states as follows:

Plateau-186 Lagos-172 FCT-62 Oyo-27 Delta-25 Rivers-20 Ondo-19 Edo-18 Kaduna-17 Enugu-12 Akwa Ibom-10 Ogun-7 Abia-6 Gombe-6 Kano-3 Osun-3

See how the states stand:

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