Nigeria Records 410 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Infections Near 50,000

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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;

Lagos-210
FCT-45
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

49,895 confirmed
37,051 discharged
981 deaths pic.twitter.com/3wG5WQmEcz

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 18, 2020

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.

 



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