Nigeria records 643 new COVID-19 cases, total infections rise to 34,259

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Nigeria has added 643 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 34,259.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this figure in a tweet on Wednesday night.

The health agency noted that the new cases were recorded in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos State which recorded the highest figure recorded 230 new infections while the FCT recorded 51 cases.

The remaining 17 states with new infections are Oyo – 69, Edo – 43, Osun – 35, Rivers and Ebonyi each having 30 cases, Kaduna – 28, Ogun – 27, Ondo – 23, Plateau – 20, Benue – 17, Enugu – 16 and Imo – 10.

Others include Delta – 6, Kano – 4, Nasarawa – 2 with Kebbi and Ekiti each having 1 case.

NCDC noted that a total of 13,999 patients have recovered and have been discharged, while the country’s death toll stands at 760.




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