Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise By 155 to 59,738


By Martins Ifijeh

Nigeria has recorded 155 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 59,738 the number of confirmed cases in the country.

Announcing this yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Lagos recorded 84 new cases; Rivers, 31; Kaduna, 12; Osun, 10; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), seven; Oyo, six; Ogun three, while Kwara recorded two.

It said: “Nigeria has so far recorded 59,738 cases of COVID-19. 51,403 patients have been discharged, while 1,113 have died.”