Nigeria Records 410 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Infections Near 50,000
Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 410 new cases of Covid-19 as the country’s total number of confirmed infections neared 50,000.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed the news in a late-night tweet.
410 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 18, 2020
981 deaths pic.twitter.com/3wG5WQmEcz
The country’s virus epicentre, Lagos, reported 210 new cases, while the FCT posted 45 new infections.
Other states with new cases include: Ondo-30, Plateau-21, Edo-19, Ogun-16, Oyo-13, Nasarawa-12, Bauchi-11, Enugu-10, Kwara-7, Kaduna-6, Anambra-4, Ebonyi-3, Abia-2, Rivers-1.
Four new deaths were recorded on Tuesday as the total toll from the virus reached 981.
However, the number of recovered patients rose to 37,051.