• April 13, 2021

COVID-19 BRIEFS: Nigeria Records 575 Fresh Infections, As Total Figures Hit 29, 286


By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – According to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), via a tweet on its verified Twitter handle, Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections have exceeded the 29, 000 mark, following the confirmation of 575 fresh cases of the disease. 

Breakdown of the fresh cases, which are spread across 19 states of the federation, including Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, is as follows: Lagos-23, FCT-100, Delta – 58, Edo – 52, Ogun – 42,  Katsina – 24, Bayelsa – 23, Rivers – 22, Borno – 19  and Plateau – 18,  Ondo – 18, Oyo – 17,  Kwara – 15,  Osun – 13,  Enugu – 9, Nasarawa – 7, Abia – 6, Cross River -5,  Kaduna -3,  and Ekiti – 1.

The NCDC states that out of the total cases so far recorded in Nigeria, 11,828 have recovered, while 654 fatalities have been recorded since the outbreak of the deadly virus.


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