Nigeria Records 1,861 New COVID-19 Infections, Total Rises To 126,160


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,861 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 126,160.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday.

According to data released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, a total of 22 people died from COVID-19 on Wednesday bringing the country’s fatality toll to 1,544.

The 1861 new cases are reported from 22 states- Lagos leading with 773, followed by  FCT and Oyo with 285 and 138 respectively.

Others are:, Rivers (111), Plateau (92), Nasarawa (83), Kaduna (59), Enugu (57), Imo (57), Edo (43), Kano (27), Kwara (20), Ebonyi (19), Abia (17), Ogun (12), Osun (12), Katsina (8), Bayelsa (6), Bauchi (5), Delta (5), Borno (4), Jigawa (4), and Zamfara (1).

“Our discharges today include 697 community recoveries in Lagos State, 128 in Rivers State and 116 in Plateau State managed in line with guidelines,” the NCDC said.


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