645 dead as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 28,711

3d render impression of floating coronavirus cells. Coronaviruses cause respiratory tract infections in humans and are connected with common colds, pneumonia and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

Nigeria recorded 544 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, said the country’s Centre for Disease Control.

The NCDC said the new infections brought the total confirmed cases in the country to 28,711.

It added that 11,665 patients have been discharged upon treatment and recovery while 645 associated fatalities have been reported.

The Centre gave the state-by-state distribution of the cases reported on Sunday as; “Lagos – 199, Ebonyi – 65, Oyo – 47,  Ondo – 46, Ogun – 31, Edo – 30, FCT – 28, Katsina – 25, Plateau – 15, Bayelsa – 11, Kaduna – 10, Adamawa – 10, Akwa Ibom – 8, Gombe – 7, Kano – 4, Taraba – 3, Rivers – 2, Abia – 2, and Ekiti – 1.”

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