Nigeria Records New Highest Daily Infections Of COVID-19 As 779 Test Positive

Nigeria has recorded the highest daily COVID-19 cases as 779 new infections were announced on Saturday evening.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the fresh cases were recorded in 21 states and FCT.

A state-by-state breakdown of the new cases, as given by the NCDC is as follows; Lagos (285), Rivers(68), FCT(60), Edo(60), Enugu(56), Delta(47), Ebonyi(42), Oyo(41), Kaduna(19), Ogun(18), Ondo(16), Imo(12), Sokoto(11).

Others are; Borno(9), Nasarawa(8), Abia(5), Gombe(5), Kebbi(5), Kano (4), Yobe (3), Ekiti(3) and Osun(2).

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria is now 24,077.

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