Monday, August 17, 2020

Nigeria's Covid-19 cases almost nearing 50,000

Nigeria now has 49,068 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 298 new cases recorded on Sunday.

According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, 36,497 patients have now been discharged, with 975 patients losing their lives to the coronavirus.

The tweet revealed that Plateau state in the Northetrn region has the highest number of infections for the day night with 108 cases. Next to this is Kaduna with 49 cases. Lagos still with the highest cases in Nigeria was third on the record for the day with 47 newly infected people.

Other states read as follow:

Ogun-18

Osun-17

FCT-15

Ondo-14

Edo-8

Oyo-6

Akwa Ibom-4

Cross River-4

Borno-3

Ekiti-2

Bauchi-1

Kano-1

Rivers-1

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