Nigeria Records 490 New Cases of COVID-19


By Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 24,567 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Lagos recorded 118 new cases; Delta, 84; Ebonyi, 68; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 56; Plateau, 39; Edo, 29; Katsina, 21; Imo, 13; Ondo, 12; Adamawa, 11; Ogun and Ogun, eight each; Rivers, six; Kano, five; Enugu, Akwa Ibom and Bauchi, three each; while Kogi, Oyo and Bayelsa recorded one each.

It said: “Nigeria has so far recorded 24,567 COVID-19 cases. 9,007 persons have been discharged, while 565 deaths have been recorded.”