Nigeria records 156 new cases of COVID 19, infection tally rises to 164,912


Nigeria on Tuesday reported one COVID-19 death and 156 new infections in 11 states.

With the one new death, the fatality toll rose to 2,063 in total.

This is according to an update published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night.

According to the NCDC, 156 new cases were reported from 11 states with Lagos leading with 50 cases, while Enugu and Adamawa had 43 and 40 cases respectively.

Others are: FCT (8), Ogun (5), Akwa Ibom (3), Plateau (3), Jigawa (1), Kaduna (1), Oyo (1) and Rivers (1)

With the new cases, Nigeria has recorded a total of 164,912 infections as of April 27.

Meanwhile, the public health agency, 155,012 cases have been discharged and 2,063 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory

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