Record tumbles again, as COVID-19 cases hit all time high in Nigeria

COVID-19 cases hit all time high in Nigeria on Wednesday, with Lagos and Abuja posting more than half of new infections.

Reports from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, showed that the nation reported 1,664 new cases of Coronavirus on Wednesday, the highest in a single day since the pandemic broke out in February 2020 in the country.

For three days running, Nigeria has broken COVID-19 records, with Lagos also setting new records.

Nigeria’s 1,664 new cases represented an increase from the 1,354 cases posted on Tuesday.

Lagos recorded 642 fresh cases, while Abuja posted 402 new infections and Plateau, 160 cases.

Both Lagos and Abuja raked in over 1,000 of Wednesday’s new cases posted by the nation.

This takes the nation’s total confirmed COVID-19 cases to 94,369, with 77,299 survivors discharged and 1,324 deaths reported, after five people died on Wednesday.

See figures below – 

Lagos-642
FCT-407
Plateau-160
Kaduna-83
Rivers-62
Adamawa-47
Nasarawa-38
Abia-29
Edo-28
Anambra-27
Niger-24
Ogun-24
Imo-15
Oyo-14
Kano-12
Osun-12
Borno-9
Delta-7
Enugu-7
Bauchi-5
Ekiti-5
Sokoto-5
Jigawa-2

 

 

– PMNewsNigeria

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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