Covid-19 Update: Nigeria's Total Cases Near 13,000 As NCDC Reports 315 New Cases
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 315 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 12,801.
Announcing the confirmed cases on its tweeter handle on Monday night, NCDC said the 315 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(128), FCT(34), Rivers(32), Edo(28), Oyo(22), Kaduna(20), Gombe(13), Ogun(8), Plateau(5), Delta(7), Kwara(7), Kano(5), Bauchi(4), Katsina(2).
The center further stated that till date, 12,801 cases have been confirmed, 8,400 cases are still active, 4040 cases have been discharged and 361 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
It was also gathered that no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
It should be noted that Lagos State recorded the highest daily figure on Monday with 128 infections and still remains the epicentre for the disease in Nigeria.