NCDC confirms 571 fresh COVID-19 cases, additional deaths

571 fresh cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC in 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

With the new data, the total number of confirmed cases in the country is now 153,187.

NCDC made the announcement yesterday night while giving a report on its official website.

According to the report, Nigeria recorded 12 fatalities in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country so far to 1,874.

The health agency also confirmed the discharge of 286 patients from Lagos, FCT and Benue State as total recovery jumped to 129,943.

The report reads, “571 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-170
Ogun-65
FCT-45
Kwara-34
Abia-32
Enugu-32
Kano-25
Oyo-22
Ondo-21
Rivers-19
Kaduna-19
Benue-18
Bayelsa-12
Kebbi-12
Nasarawa-11
Akwa Ibom-9
Delta-8
Ekiti-6
Niger-5
Bauchi-3
Imo-3

153,187 confirmed
129,943 discharged
1,874 deaths

“Our discharges today include 214 community recoveries in Lagos State, 61 in FCT and 11 in Benue State managed in line with guidelines”.

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