Nigeria on Friday reported 443 fresh cases of COVID-19 just as Plateau State came tops on the infection list with 103 cases and Lagos state, the epicentre of the novel coronavirius coming second with 70 patients.This is contained in the report released by the Nigerian Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) via its official twitter handle.
According to the report, FCT, Ondo and Edo came 3rd, 4th and 5th with 60, 35 and 27 confirmed cases respectively.
The witnessed increase for COVID-19 infections in Ondo and Edo is not unconnected with the political campaigns going on in the two states which has led to the violation of the NCDC’s COVID-19 recommended protocols of social distancing among others.
However, with the new reported cases, Nigeria has recorded a total of 45,687 confirmed cases out of which a total of 32,637 patients have been treated and discharged.
Also, the released report has it that 936 deaths have been recorded in the country since the index case that took place on February 27, 2020.
Below is NCDC latest report:
443 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;