COVID 19: NCDC records 541 fresh positive samples, zero deaths


Nigeria on Sunday recorded 541 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the new total number of infections in the country to 182,503.

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says the new cases were recorded in 13 states as Lagos leads with 242 cases followed by Akwa Ibom with 94 cases while Enugu and Oyo recorded 48 cases each.

Other states include Anambra (34), Rivers (19), Ogun (17), Ekiti (15), FCT (9), Kwara (7), Abia (5), Delta (2) and Niger (1).

The agency also revealed that no death has been recorded since Saturday, which means that the country’s fatality toll remains at 2,219.

With the new figure, a total of 167,132 patients have so far recovered from COVID-19 in Nigeria.


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