COVID-19: Nigeria infections surpass 29, 000 mark

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control have announced 575 new cases of Coronavirus bringing the total case in the country to 29, 286.

The health agency announced this in a late night tweet on Monday.

The NCDC explained that the new cases were reported in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Lagos State according to the statistics had the highest number of COVID-19 cases for the day – 123 and is followed by the Federal Capital Territory with 100 infections.

According to the NCDC, the rest COVID-19 cases in the country for the day were recorded as follows: Delta – 58, Edo – 52, Ogun – 42,  Katsina – 24, Bayelsa – 23, Rivers – 22, Borno – 19  and Plateau – 18.

Others are:  Ondo – 18, Oyo – 17,  Kwara – 15,  Osun – 13,  Enugu – 9, Nasarawa – 7, Abia – 6, Cross River -5,  Kaduna -3,  and Ekiti – 1.

Out of those infected with COVID-19 in Nigeria, 11,828 have been discharged with 654 deaths reported, the NCDC data revealed.




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