Nigeria records 164 more COVID-19 cases in 14 states


Nigeria has recorded 164 more COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, and that’s according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In its latest update on Monday night, NCDC said the new cases were recorded in Lagos, the FCT and 13 other states of the country.

While Lagos remains the epicentre of the virus with 64 new cases, the Federal Capital Territory recorded 26 infections, thus trailing behind the nation’s commercial hub.

The other states with fresh infections include Enugu – 20, Kaduna and Oyo – 11, Plateau – 8, Ondo – 7, Anambra – 4, Nasarawa and Osun – 3, Ebonyi and Imo – 2, Benue, Katsina and Ogun – 1.

With the new infections, the number of cases in the country is now at 60,430 with 51,943 persons successfully treated and discharged.

However, the death toll still stands at 1,115.


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