COVID-19: Nigeria records 252 new cases
Two hundred and fifty two new cases of Coronavirus disease infections have been announced in the country by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday.
The disease agency in its daily data published yesterday night said 437 patients recovered from the deadly virus while 3 fatalities occurred in the past 24 hours.
The new figure brings the total number of confirmed cases to 52,800, out of which 39,964 have been treated and discharged while the death toll increased to 1007 in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The 252 new cases are reported from 18 states- Plateau (50), Enugu (35), Rivers (27), Lagos (26), FCT (18), Kaduna (18), Ekiti (10), Kano (10), Taraba (9), Anambra (8), Edo (8), Oyo (8), Delta (7), Ogun (6), Abia (5), Bayelsa (5), Ebonyi (1) and Osun (1).