COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 453 New Cases

 COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 453 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 453 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 47,743.

The health agency disclosed the latest figures via its Twitter handle late Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

Giving a breakdown of the figures, the health agency said the new cases were recorded in Lagos, the FCT and 14 other states of the federation.

While Lagos topped the list with 113 cases, the FCT came second with 72 new infections.

Other states with reported cases are Plateau – 59, Enugu – 55, Kaduna – 38, Ondo – 32,

Osun – 26, Ebonyi – 20, Ogun – 9, Delta – 8, Borno – 7, Akwa-Ibom – 6, Oyo – 5 with Bauchi, Kano and Ekiti each having 1 case.

The country has successfully treated and discharged 33,943 patients from various isolation centres while 956 death toll recorded.

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