Nigeria’s COVID-19 Death Toll Hits 469 As NCDC Confirms 587 New Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has announced  587 new cases of COVID-19.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 17,773 with 5967 discharged and 469  deaths.

The figures were released in a tweet late on Wednesday.

Lagos state, the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria topped the number of confirmed cases with 155 new cases taking the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos alone to 7616.

Edo state recorded 75 new cases, the Federal Capital Territory recorded 67 new cases while Rivers reported 65, Oyo reported 56 and Delta 50.

Other states are Bayelsa-25, Plateau-18, Kaduna-18, Enugu-17, Borno-12, Ogun-12, Ondo-7, Kwara-4, Kano-2, Gombe-2, Sokoto-1 and Kebbi-1.

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