Nigeria confirms 1,861 new COVID-19 cases, recoveries surpass 100,000


Nigeria’s COVID-19 Recoveries surpassed 100,000 on Wednesday, while the country reported 1,861 new cases. According to the Nigeria Centre for disease control, the country now has a total of 100,365 recoveries out of its 126,160 confirmed cases leaving it with 24,252.

The NCDC says 697 patients were discharged in Lagos on Wednesday, 128 in Rivers and 116 in Plateau State. Nigeria, however, has continued to battle a surge in cases recording more than a thousand cases daily now as the country and the world battle a second wave of the pandemic.

A breakdown of the 1,861 cases recorded for the day shows epicenter Lagos topping the list with 773 cases followed by the Federal Capital Territory Abuja with 285 cases.

Oyo State had 138 cases, Rivers – 111, Plateau -92, Nasarawa -83 and Kaduna-59. Others are Enugu -57, Imo-57, Edo-43, Kano-27, Kwara-20, Ebonyi-19, Abia-17, Ogun-12, Osun-12, Katsina-8, Bayelsa-6, Bauchi-5, Delta-5, Borno-4, Jigawa-4, and Zamfara-1.


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