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Lagos records 15 new cases as NCDC announces 138 more cases

Nigeria has now recorded a total of 53,835 cases of COVID-19 infections following the announcement of 138 new cases in the country.

Nigeria has now recorded a total of 53,835 cases of COVID-19 infections. (Healthnews)

According to the NCDC, the bulk of the new cases were confirmed in Plateau State with 55 cases.

Surprisingly, Lagos, the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria recorded only 15 cases, while Ebonyi and Oyo states recorded 11 cases each.

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In Abia, eight cases were detected, Seven each in Anambra, Abuja and Rivers, six in Kaduna, five in Ondo, three in Kwara and one case each in Bauchi, Benue and Edo state.

The NCDC’s update on Sunday also showed that 199 patients recovered from the virus and were discharged from isolation centres.

The update also showed that two more COVID-19-related deaths were recorded on Sunday as the death toll rose to 1,013 from 1,011.

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