COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 604 new cases


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has announced the confirmation of 604 fresh cases of Coronavirus infections.

In its latest daily data released Thursday night, the disease agency said 246 patients recovered from the deadly virus while 20 died in the last 24 hours.

The new figure brings the total number of confirmed cases to 38,948 out of which 16,061 have been treated and discharged while the death toll increased to 833 in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 604 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos(203), Oyo(87), FCT(79), Edo(41), Osun(35), Ogun(24), Rivers(22), Kaduna(22), Akwa Ibom(20), Plateau(18), Delta(9), Ebonyi(9), Imo(8), Enugu(5), Kano(5), Cross River(5), Katsina(4), Nasarawa(3), Borno(2), Ekiti(2) and Bauchi(1).