COVID 19: Nigeria Now Has Over 49,000 Confirmed Cases

COVID 19: Nigeria Now Has Over 49,000 Confirmed Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night, announced 298 new confirmed COVID-19 cases.

The new cases were reported from 16 states: Plateau (108), Kaduna (49), Lagos (47), Ogun (18), Osun (17), FCT (15), Ondo (14), Edo (8), Oyo (6), Akwa Ibom (4), Cross River (4), Borno (3), Ekiti (2), Bauchi (1), Kano (1) and Rivers (1).

It brought the total in the country to 49,068

Out of that number, 36,497 patients have been discharged and 975 deaths have been recorded.

Lagos still has the highest number of cases with 16,503, while Kogi has reported only five.

President Muhammadu Buhari recently extended the second phase of the eased lockdown by another four weeks.

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