NCDC records 627 more COVID-19 cases

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed 627 coronavirus disease infections in the country bringing the total to 15,181.

The agency which disclosed this in its tweet also said 12 Twelve deaths were recorded from the virus bringing the total to 399.

It said the new infections were reported in 23 states with Lagos recording 229 cases, FCT – 65, Abia – 54, Borno – 42, Oyo- 35, Rivers – 28, Edo – 28, Gombe – 27, Ogun – 21, Plateau – 18, Delta – 18, Bauchi – 10, Kaduna – 10, Benue – 9, Ondo – 8, Kwara – 6 Nasarawa – 4 Enugu – 4 , Sokoto – 3, Niger-3 Kebbi – 3 , Yobe -1 and Kano – 1.

It stated as of the time of releasing the data, Nigeria reported 15,181 confirmed cases, 4, 891 recoveries and 399 fatalities in 35 states and the FCT.

Since the outbreak of the disease in the country last February, the NCDCsaid it had tested 88, 432.

As of the time of the report, there were 9, 891 active cases of COVID-19 in the country and 4,891 recoveries.

A breakdown of the 15,181 confirmed cases shows that Lagos State has so far reported 6,840 cases, followed by FCT – 1,162, Kano – 1, 049, Ogun – 544, Edo – 518, Rivers – 482, Oyo – 469, Borno – 432, Katsina – 411, Kaduna – 402, Bauchi – 402, Gombe – 402, Jigawa – 314, Delta – 243, Ebonyi – 152, Abia – 151, Kwara – 149, Plateau – 148, Sokoto – 132, Nasarawa – 132, Imo – 114,, Zamfara – 76, Ondo – 62, Anambra – 53, Yobe – 53. Osun – 50, Kebbi – 50, Niger – 49, Akwa Ibom – 45, Adamawa – 42, Enugu – 39, Bayelsa – 32, Ekiti – 30, Taraba – 18, Benue – 22, and Kogi – 3.

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