Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise By 118 to 59,583


By Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 118 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 59,583 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Lagos recorded 41 new cases; Rivers, 19; Nasarawa, 13; Anambra and Kaduna, five each; Edo, Ogun, Kwara and Ondo, three each; Katsina and Niger, two each; Plateau and Akwa Ibom, is each.

It said: “So far, Nigeria has recorded 59,583 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 51,308 patients have been discharged while 1,113 persons have died.”