NCDC announces 454 new cases as Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections hit 27,564


Nigeria has recorded another 454 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 27,564.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announcing this late Friday night said, the new cases were spread across 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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In all, 11,069 persons had been discharged while 628 persons have died, the health agency said.

The NCDC said, “Eighty-Seven of the cases were recorded in Lagos, 63 in Edo, 60 in FCT Abuja, 41 in Ondo, 32 in Benue, 31 in Abia, 29 in Ogun, 19 in Oyo, 17 in Kaduna, 16 in Delta, 15 in Enugu, 14 in Borno, nine in Plateau, eight in Nasarawa, five in Kano, four in Bauchi, two in Gombe, one each in Katsina and Kogi States.”