Nigeria has recorded 410 new cases of the COVID-19, as the country’s total number of confirmed infections neared 50,000.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed the latest figures in a late-night tweet, on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.
The country’s virus epicentre, Lagos, reported 210 new cases, while 45 cases in the FCT.
Other states with new cases include: Ondo-30, Plateau-21, Edo-19, Ogun-16, Oyo-13, Nasarawa-12, Bauchi-11, Enugu-10, Kwara-7, Kaduna-6, Anambra-4, Ebonyi-3, Abia-2, Rivers-1.
Four new deaths were recorded on Tuesday as the total toll from the virus reached 981, while 37,051 patients have been discharged across various isolation centres worldwide.