Nigeria has recorded one of its highest daily fatality tolls from COVID-19 with 15 people dying from the disease, taking the death toll to 1,435.
In the past four weeks, there have been over 200 fatalities as a result of COVID-19 complications in Nigeria, showing that the second wave of the pandemic is deadlier than the first as more patients are symptomatic and require breathing support.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, 1444 new cases were also recorded, taking the country’s caseload to 110,387.
The 1,444 new cases were recorded from 21 states, with Lagos reporting 901 cases, followed by Plateau and Kaduna with 136 and 57 cases respectively.
Others are:FCT (54), Ebonyi (53), Akwa Ibom (52), Nasarawa (32), Osun (29), Ogun (28), Imo (16), Oyo (16), Edo (15), Kano (14), Rivers (10), Ekiti (7), Borno (6), Abia (5), Benue (4), Yobe (4), Kebbi (3), and Anambra (2).
Till date, 110,387 cases have been confirmed, and 89317 cases have been discharged in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory