Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise By 543 to 38,344


Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 543 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 38, 344 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

It also recorded eight COVID-19-related deaths in one day, raising the tally from 805 to 813 within the last 24 hours.

Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Lagos recorded 180 new cases; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 86; Kaduna, 56; Edo, 47; Ondo, 37; Kwara, 35; Ogun and Rivers, 19 each; Kano, 17; Ebonyi and Enugu, 16 each; Delta, seven; Bayelsa, four; Bauchi, three; and Abia, one.

It said: “Nigeria has recorded 38,344 cases of COVID-19. 15,815 patients have been discharged, while 813 persons have died.”