• June 19, 2021

COVID-19 BRIEFS: Nigeria Records 176 New Cases, Total Confirmed Cases Now 57, 613

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 176 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the nation’s top disease agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control via a late-night tweet, taking total confirmed cases of the virus in the country to 57, 613.

Breakdown of the fresh cases of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria, which are spread across 14 states of the federation, including Abuja, the FCT, is as follows: Lagos (73), Plateau (50), FCT (17), Rivers (8), Ondo (6), Niger (5), Ogun (5), Edo (3), Kaduna (3), Oyo (2), Bauchi (1), Bayelsa (1), Delta (1), and Nasarawa (1).

Out of the 57,613 total confirmed cases of the virus in Nigeria, 48,836 cases have been successfully treated and discharged, while 1,100 fatalities have been recorded since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Agenda Watchdog

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