COVID-19 Updates: Apprehension as NCDC confirms highest daily record of 930 new cases


The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Wednesday, announced 930 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country, thus triggering apprehension by the Federal Government about the seriousness of the second wave of the pandemic.

The health agency disclosed that Lagos had the highest record of the new cases with-279, FCT-179, Plateau-62, Kaduna-54, Kano-52, Katsina-52, Imo-42, Jigawa-42, Rivers-38, Kwara-30, Nasarawa-19, Yobe-15, Ogun-13, Borno-10, Oyo-9, Niger-9, Ebonyi-6, Bauchi-6, Edo-5, Taraba-4, Sokoto-2 and Cross River-2.

The agency said no new deaths occurred in the country in the last 24 hours, as the fatality figure stood at 1,200.

The data from the agency disclosed that 281 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours as the figure of discharged cases stood at 66,775 while 7,087 cases were still active in the country.

NCDC explained that the discharges on Wednesday included 106 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.

Total confirmed cases in Nigeria – 75,062.
Total discharged cases – 66,775.
Total deaths – 1,200.

Breakdown of total cases by state is as follows:

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