COVID-19: Nigeria Records 160 New Cases As Total Infections Exceed 53,000

 COVID-19: Nigeria Records 160 New Cases As Total Infections Exceed 53,000

Nigeria has recorded 160 more COVID-19 cases as the total number of infections hits 53,477.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this late Friday, August 28, 2020.

According to the latest report, the new cases were recorded in the Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 13 other states.

While Plateau topped the list with 44 cases, Lagos came second with 27 infections, followed by Katsina – 18, Edo – 15 and the FCT – 14.

Other states include Ondo – 10, Oyo – 9, Kwara – 6, Abia and Nasarawa – 4, Kano – 3, Ekiti and Kaduna – 2, Kebbi and Ogun – 1.

On a positive note, the country has successfully managed 41,017 cases who have recovered from the virus and have been discharged while 1,011 death toll recorded.

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