COVID-19: Nigeria records over 30,000 with 499 new infections

By Chioma Obinna The spike in Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases continued, on Thursday, with another 499 confirmed new infections in 24 states of the federation.

With the latest report, the country now has a total of 30,748 confirmed cases; 12,546 discharged and 689 deaths.

The report also showed that five more Nigerians lost their lives to COVID-19.

Out of the cases released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Lagos, again, topped the charts with 157, followed by Edo with 59 cases. Ondo recorded 56, Oyo -31, Akwa Ibom -22, Borno -21, Plateau -19, and Kaduna -18, Katsina -18, Bayelsa -17, FCT -17.

Others are Delta -14, Kano -11, Rivers -10, Enugu -8, Ogun -6, Kwara -4, Imo -3, Nasarawa -2, Osun -2, Abia -1, Ekiti -1, Niger -1, and Yobe -1.

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