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NCDC Confirms 617 New Cases Of COVID-19

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed six-hundred and seventeen new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Naija News reports that the agency made this known in a post on their Twitter page on Saturday night.

The latest figures from the NCDC shows that Lagos recorded 225 yesterday, followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 181 cases.

Lagos-225, FCT-181, Kaduna-125, Adamawa-25, Nasarawa-20, Kano-12, Rivers-8, Edo-4, Ekiti-4, Bayelsa-3, Ogun-3, Plateau-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Delta-1, Sokoto-1.

Nigeria has now recorded a total number of 72,757 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 65,850 individuals discharged so far.

1,194 unfortunate deaths have also been confirmed by the Disease Control agency.

“Our discharges today include 74 community recoveries in Lagos State and 44 community recoveries in Kaduna State managed in line with guidelines,” the NCDC wrote.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.