Saturday, August 22, 2020

Nigeria records 340 new cases of COVID-19, total now 51,304

Nigeria on Friday night recorded 340 new cases of Coronavirus around the country.

According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Kaduna State recorded the highest number of cases, with 63 cases, followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 51 cases.

Plateau State followed with 38 cases.

Other states recorded as follows:

Lagos-33 Delta-25 Gombe-21 Adamawa-21 Edo-20 Katsina-17 Akwa Ibom-11 Ekiti-10 Rivers-9 Ondo-5 Ebonyi-4 Cross River-3 Ogun-3 Sokoto-2 Imo-2 Nasarawa-2

As it stands, the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria is now 51,304 with 37,885 patients discharged and 996  deaths recorded.