Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 13,464

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have hit 13,464 after the country reported its highest single day infection on Tuesday.

Nigeria's COVID-19 Cases Rise To 13,464
Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 13,464

The Centre of Disease Control announced that 663 new cases were recorded in the country via its twitter handle.

Lagos State recorded the highest number of infections for the day with 170 cases while Ogun and Bauchi had 108 and 69 cases respectively.

The NCDC said that the new cases showed that State had 49 infections, Edo (33), Rivers (30), FCT (29), Jigawa (26) and Delta (20).

Amongst others were Anambra (17), Gombe (16), Kano (16), Imo (15), Abia (14), Borno (11), Oyo (11), Plateau (8), Kebbi (6), Kaduna (6), Ondo (4).

and had two cases each while Osun, Ekiti, Kwara and recorded one case each.

The health agency said that till date, 13,464 cases had been confirmed out of which 8893 were active cases, 4206 cases treated and discharged and 365 deaths recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The NCDC activated three additional laboratories in the country, bringing the total number of laboratories that could carry out PCR testing for coronavirus disease in to 33.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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