As Nigeria continues its fight against Coronavirus, 453 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded with a total of 46,140 confirmed cases.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Twitter handle yesternight.
According to the figures released by the NCDC, the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is ahead of Lagos, the epicentre of the virus in the number of new cases recorded with a close margin of 4 cases.
Breakdown of the new cases of COVID-19 in each state:
FCT – 75, Lagos-71, Benue-53, Delta-39, Borno-30, Enugu-25, Plateau-24, Osun-20, Abia-19 Oyo-17, Kaduna-16, Kano-13, Ebonyi-13, Ogun-9, Kwara-7, Ondo-6, Gombe-3, Ekiti-2, Akwa Ibom-1 and Rivers-1.
According to the data released by NCDC, 33044 patients have recovered while 942 patients have lost their lives.
Global Times Nigeria recalls that Nigerian Senator Buruji Kashamu died at First Cardiology Hospital in Lagos due to COVID-19 complications.