Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise By 410 to 49,895


Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 410 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 49,895 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

It has also recorded four more COVID-19- related deaths within the last 24 hours, raising the tally from 977 to 981 in a single day.

Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Lagos recorded 210 new cases; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 45; Ondo, 30; Plateau, 21; Edo, 19; Ogun, 16; Oyo, 13; Nasarawa, 12; Bauchi, 11; Enugu, 10; Kwara, seven; Kaduna, six; Anambra, four; Ebonyi, three; Abia, two; while Rivers recorded one case.

It said: “Nigeria had so far recorded 49,895 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 37,051 patients have been discharged, while 981persons have died.”