Nigeria records new 1,483 COVID-19 infections, Lagos with no case.

Nigeria records new 1,483 COVID-19 infections, Lagos with no case.


Despite Lagos state - the nation's epic centre - not included in the daily report, Nigeria still recorded 1,483 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said in their official website that, these cases were recorded in 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the total number of confirmed cases now stands at 118,138 while the fatalities stood at 1,490 as of Friday night.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Kaduna (545), FCT (235), Plateau (127), Nasarawa (80), Oyo (72), Delta (65), Rivers (64), Kano (46), Ogun (46), Bayelsa (30), Gombe (30), Abia (28), and Osun (27).

Others are – Edo (25), Ondo (14), Sokoto (12), Zamfara (10), Bauchi (8), Imo (5), Jigawa (4), Ekiti (4), Borno (4), and Niger (2).