Nigeria reports 684 new COVID-19 cases


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the confirmation of 684 cases of Coronavirus disease in the country.

According to the data released by the disease agency Friday night, 431 patients recovered from the deadly virus while 5 deaths were recorded nationwide.

This now brings the total number of confirmed cases to 23298 out of which 8253 have been treated and discharged while the death toll increased to 554 in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 684 new cases are reported from 19 states- Lagos(259),Oyo(76), Katsina(69), Delta(66), Rivers(46), Ogun(23), Edo(22), Osun(22), Ebonyi(21), FCT(20), Kaduna(16), Ondo(10), Imo(9), Abia(9), Gombe(5), Plateau(4), Bauchi(4), Ekiti(2) and Anambra(1).