Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise by 187 to 58,647


By Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 187 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 58,647 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

Announcing this Tuesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Lagos recorded 74 new cases; Plateau and Rivers, 25 each; Gombe and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 19 each; Osun, 10; Kaduna, five; Borno, three; Ogun and Katsina, two each; while Nasarawa, Bayelsa and Edo, one each.

It said: “So far, Nigeria has recorded 58,647 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 49,937 patients have been discharged, while 1,111 persons have died.”