Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise By 571 to 32,558


By Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 571 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 32,558 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

It has also recorded 16 deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the tally from 724 to 740 in a single day.

Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Lagos recorded 152 new cases; Ebonyi, 108; Edo, 53; Ondo, 46; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 38; Oyo, 20; Kwara, 19; Plateau, 17; Osun, Bayelsa, Ekiti and Katsina, 14 each; Akwa Ibom, Kaduna and Rivers, 11 each; Niger, 10; Ogun, seven; Kano, six; Cross River, four; and Bauchi, two.

“Nigeria has recorded 32,558 cases of COVID-19. 13,447 patients have been discharged, while 740 persons have died.”