Nigeria Records 1,588 New COVID-19 Cases

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By Onyebuchi Ezigbo

Nigeria recorded 1,588 new cases of COVID-19. on Saturday.
The country also recorded five deatths on the same day.

According to statistics of daily spread of COVID-19 posted on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 1,588 new confirmed cases and six deaths were recorded in Nigeria in one day.
The statistics showed that till date, 139,242 cases had been confirmed while 112,557 cases had been discharged and 1647 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 1,588 new cases were reported from 20 states – Lagos (535), Anambra (218), Oyo (155), FCT (150), Kano (124), Gombe (60), Kaduna (49), Ebonyi (48), Plateau (46), Akwa Ibom (39), Niger (37), Edo (33), Katsina (23), Rivers (18), Taraba (15), Nasarawa (14), Ogun (11), Delta (9), Ekiti (2), and Jigawa (2).