• April 18, 2021

COVID-19 BRIEFS: Nigeria Records 543 New Cases, As Total Infections Hit 38,344

By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on Wednesday night via its verified Twitter handle that Nigeria has recorded 543 new COVID-19 cases, taking total infections to 38,344.

Breakdown of the new COVID-19 cases, which are spread across 14 states of the federation, including Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), are as follows: Lagos-180, Federal Capital Territory-86, Kaduna – 56, Edo – 47, Ondo – 37, Kwara – 35, Ogun-19, Rivers-19, Kano – 17, Ebonyi-16, Enugu-16, Delta – 7, Bayelsa – 4, Bauchi – 3 and Abia – 1.

A total of 15,815 persons have been discharged from the various isolation centres across the country, having recovered from the ailment, while 813 fatalities have been so far recorded.

Agenda Watchdog

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