Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise By 176 to 55,632


Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 176 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 55,632 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), recorded 40 new cases; Lagos, 34; Plateau, 26; Enugu, 14; Delta and Ogun, 12 each; Ondo, nine; Oyo, eight; Ekiti, six; Ebonyi, four; Adamawa, Nasarawa, Kwara and Rivers, two each; while Edo, Osun and Bauchi recorded one case each.

It said: “Nigeria has so far recorded 55,632 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 43,610 patients have been discharged, while 1,070 persons have died.”