NCDC Announced 1,133 New Infections Of Covid-19

NCDC Announced 1,133 New Infections Of Covid-19.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 1,133 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, bringing the total figure of infected persons to 80,922.

The Wednesday figure is the highest single-day tally, NCDC said, adding that the new infections were recorded in 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that more than 903,800 samples have been tested by the public health agency since the first confirmed case in February.

The agency also announced the discharge of 395 patients from isolation centres across the country within the period, while fivebCOVID-19 relatedbdeaths were registered.

It stated that Lagos, the state with the highest number of cases, reported 397 new infections, followed by the FCT with 357 infections, while Kaduna, Plateau and Katsina reported 81, 63 and 46 cases respectively.

Further details revealed as follows: Sokoto 32, Oyo 28, Ogun 21, Kano 19, Rivers 18, Osun 13, Edo 12, Niger 12, Bayelsa 11, Borno 11, Bauchi 8, while Jigawa and Ondo recorded two cases each.

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