COVID-19: Infection Rate Worsen As Nigeria Records 587 New Cases

A doctor testing a patient for coronavirus Covid-19 in Nigeria

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 587 new cases of COVID-19, forcing the nation’s total infections towards the 18,000 confirmed infections.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet stated that the country has now confirmed at least 17,735 cases with symptoms of the novel coronavirus with 469 deaths and 5,967 recovered patients.

Nigeria is currently in the second phase of easing its lockdown restrictions, with worship centers expected to restart in certain states.

587 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-155
Edo-75
FCT-67
Rivers-65
Oyo-56
Delta-50
Bayelsa-25
Plateau-18
Kaduna-18
Enugu-17
Borno-12
Ogun-12
Ondo-7
Kwara-4
Kano-2
Gombe-2
Sokoto-1
Kebbi-1

17,735 confirmed
5,967 discharged
469 deaths

 

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