Nigeria Records 22 Deaths from Covid-19

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  • 1,861 new cases confirmed
 
By Onyebuchi Ezigbo 
 
Nigeria’s death toll from Covid-19 increased by 22 on Wednesday with the number of new confirmed cases put at 1,861.
 
According to the statistics posted on its website, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said:  “1,861 new confirmed cases and 22 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.”
The agency said that till date, 126,160 cases have been confirmed, while 100,365 cases have been discharged and 1,544 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The 1,861 new cases are reported from 22 states — Lagos (773), FCT (285), Oyo (138), Rivers (111), Plateau (92), Nasarawa (83), Kaduna (59), Enugu (57), Imo (57), Edo (43), Kano (27), Kwara (20), Ebonyi (19), Abia (17), Ogun (12), Osun (12), Katsina (8), Bayelsa (6), Bauchi (5), Delta (5), Borno (4), Jigawa (4), and Zamfara (1).