Covid-19 cases in Nigeria have now passed over 50,000 following the new cases announced by the NCDC
The NCDC announced 593 new infections in 16 states, with Plateau, Lagos, and the Federal High Capital Territory topping the chart
With the new infections, Nigeria now has 50,488 confirmed cases of Covid-19 out of which 37,304 have been discharged with 985 deaths
Nigeria’s Covid-19 cases have now crossed 50,000 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 593 new infections in the country.
The new cases were announced the federal health agency on Wednesday night, August 19, via its Twitter handle.
Leakblast notes that the new cases were recorded in 16 states, with Plateau, Lagos, and the Federal High Capital Territory (FCT) topping the chart.
With the new infections, Nigeria now has 50,488 confirmed cases of Covid-19 out of which 37,304 have been discharged with 985 deaths.
Below is a breakdown of the new cases:
Plateau – 186
Lagos – 172
FCT – 62
Oyo – 27
Delta – 25
Rivers – 20
Ondo – 19
Edo – 18
Kaduna – 17
Enugu – 12
Akwa Ibom – 10
Ogun – 7
Abia – 6
Gombe – 6
Kano – 3
Osun – 3
593 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
985 deaths pic.twitter.com/GNVBb96U0E
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 19, 2020
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