COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,114 new cases, total now 128,674

COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,114 new cases, total now 128,674

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,114 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 128,674.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.

Data from the health agency (NCDC) reveals that 1,269 coronavirus patients were successfully treated and discharged from the various treatment centres after receiving their second negative result while 27 new COVID-19 related deaths were recorded increasing the nation’s death toll from the virus to 1,577.  

The 1,114 new cases are reported from 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria recorded 408 new infections followed by FCT -95 and Plateau -90.

Other states with new cases include Ondo -66, Kaduna 63, Oyo -56, Borno -46, Imo -42, Edo -41, Ogun -37, Rivers -31, Ekiti -25, Yobe -20, Kano -18, Akwa Ibom -18, Delta -15, Osun -15, Kwara -11, Bayelsa - 6, Nasarawa -6, Zamfara -4 and Bauchi -1.

Till date, 128674 cases have been confirmed, 102780 cases have been discharged and 1577 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.