COVID-19: Nigeria records 379 new cases, total now 195,890

COVID-19: Nigeria records 379 new cases, total now 195,890

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 379 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 195,890.

The NCDC disclosed this via its verified microsite on Monday. 

Data from the health agency (NCDC) reveals that 353 coronavirus patients were successfully treated and discharged from the various treatment centres after receiving their second negative result while 4 new COVID-19 related death were recorded increasing the nation’s death toll from the virus to 2,556.

The 379 new cases are reported from 17 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos the epicentre of the virus in the country reported 138 new infections followed by Rivers-44, FCT-26, Ekiti-23 and Oyo-22.

Other states with new cases include Akwa Ibom-18, Adamawa-17, Delta-17, Anambra-15, Edo-14, Ogun-13, Bayelsa-8, Niger-7, Kwara-6, Gombe-5, Plateau-4, Kaduna-1 and Kano-1.

Till date, 195, 890 cases have been confirmed, 184,882 cases have been discharged and 2,556 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.