COVID19: Nigeria records new cases

Nigeria recorded 4,035 new COVID-19 cases in 15 states on Wednesday showing up to 100 per cent increase over the 2,123 infections recorded on Tuesday.

Lagos State leads on the table with 3,393 cases, up from 1,552 cases it recorded on Tuesday. Its total as at Wednesday was 89,355 infections.

Other states are Rivers (260), Edo (62), Akwa Ibom (42), Kaduna (39), Ekiti (38) Oyo (38). Kano and Delta recorded 31 new infections each.

Ogun and Abia state recorded 30 and 26 cases respectively.Bauchi State had 15; Ondo State had 14; Enugu State had 9, while Kwara had 7 new infections.

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which gave the figures on Thursday stated that Nigeria also recorded two related deaths raising the mortality figure from 2,989 on Tuesday to 2,991 on Wednesday.

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