COVID-19: Nigeria records seven deaths, over 600 fresh cases


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC has announced 637 cases of COVID-19 in 18 States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

NCDC, while giving update on its verified Facebook page on Thursday morning, said about seven patients have died due to complications from the dreaded virus.

So far, Nigeria has recorded 188,880 cases of the disease since its outbreak in 2020.

No fewer than 169, 382 patients have been successfully treated and discharged.

However, a total of 2, 288 fatalities have been recorded across the country as Lagos State remains the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria.

The post reads, “637 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria

Lagos-322

Rivers-70

Edo-54

Delta-34

Akwa Ibom-31

Kwara-31

FCT-29

Ekiti-17

Ogun-14

Osun-10

Kebbi-8

Cross River-5

Plateau-3

Taraba-3

Kaduna-2

Bayelsa-2

Benue-1

Enugu-1

Kano-1

188,880 confirmed

169,382 discharged

2,288 deaths

“States with zero cases reported (6): Gombe, Kano, Nasarawa, Oyo, Sokoto, and Zamfara”.

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