COVID 19: Nigeria’s infection tally rises, as NCDC records 30 fresh infections


Nigeria on Sunday recorded 30 new infections of COVID 19 across six states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


The breakdown of the NCDC data shows that Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease, topped the infection chart with 12 cases, while the FCT came second on the log with six infections.

Kaduna State followed with a backlog of five infections for April 28 and 29, 2022, while Bauchi, Kano and Rivers States reported two infections each.

Delta State came last on the log with a single case, even as NCDC disclosed that four states: Abia, Cross River, Plateau, and Sokoto, reported that they recorded no cases.

The latest statistics released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Sunday morning added that the new infections have raised the country’s infection toll to 255,796.

With no fatalities recorded, the health agency said the death toll remains at 3,143 cases, while data on its website shows that 2,709 people are still down with the illness nationwide.

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