COVID-19: Latest NCDC report reveals more cases of new infection in Abuja


Nigeria has recorded 453 new cases of COVID-19, making it 46,140 confirmed cases.

According to the figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Twitter handle last night, the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is ahead of Lagos, the epicentre of the virus in the number of new cases recorded with a close margin of 4 cases.

Breakdown of the new cases of COVID-19 in each state:

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FCT – 75, Lagos-71, Benue-53, Delta-39, Borno-30, Enugu-25, Plateau-24, Osun-20, Abia-19 Oyo-17, Kaduna-16, Kano-13, Ebonyi-13, Ogun-9, Kwara-7, Ondo-6, Gombe-3, Ekiti-2, Akwa Ibom-1 and Rivers-1.

According to the data released by NCDC, 33044 patients have recovered while 942 patients have lost their lives.