The Federal Government on Tuesday reported 410 new cases of COVID-19, with the national caseload now an inch away from the 50,000 mark.
This is contained in the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) report released via twitter handle,whiac also revealed that Lagos topped with 210 cases, more than 50 percent of the total recorded cases for all the other 15 states.
Lagos, it Wii be recalled, also logged 207 of the 417 cases reported on Monday, a sign that the virus is still potent in Nigeria’s commercial capital.
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja reported 45 cases, while Ondo has 30. The number of COVID-19 patients treated and discharged increased from 337 on Monday to 554. Four deaths were reported in the 24-hour cycle, taking the death toll to 981
Lagos-210 FCT-45 Ondo-30 Plateau-21 Edo-19 Ogun-16 Oyo-13 Nasarawa-12 Bauchi-11 Enugu-10 Kwara-7 Kaduna-6 Anambra-4 Ebonyi-3 Abia-2 Rivers-1 49,895 confirmed 37,051 discharged 981 deaths.