COVID-19: Nigeria’s total infections exceed 53,000 as 160 new cases recorded

Posted by News Express | 29 August 2020 | 1,053 times

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Nigeria has recorded 160 more COVID-19 cases as the total infections have risen to 53, 477.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Friday night.

According to the latest report, the new cases were recorded in the Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 13 other states.

While Plateau topped the list with 44 cases, Lagos came second with 27 infections, followed by Katsina – 18, Edo – 15 and the FCT – 14.

Other states include Ondo – 10, Oyo – 9, Kwara – 6, Abia and Nasarawa – 4, Kano – 3, Ekiti and Kaduna – 2, Kebbi and Ogun – 1.

On a positive note, the country has successfully managed 41,017 cases who have recovered from the virus and have been discharged.

Unfortunately, the death toll stands at 1,011 since the initial outbreak of the disease in February. (Channels TV)

Source: News Express

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