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Sunday, 9 August 2020

Nigeria Records 453 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Exceeds 46,000

                                    Nigeria records 453 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria has on Saturday, August 8 recorded 453 new cases of the novel coronavirus, as confirmed by the NCDC.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, the Federal Capital Territory recorded 75 new cases followed closely by Lagos with 71 cases. 


Benue recorded 53 new cases, Delta and Borno had 39 and 30 new cases respectively with Enugu recording 25 new cases.

 

Plateau State had 24 new cases, Osun – 20, Abia – 19, Oyo -17, Kaduna 16, while Kano and Ebony confirmed 13 new cases each.

 

Other states with new cases are Ogun – 9, Kwara – 7, Ondo – 6, Gombe – 3,
Ekiti – 2, Akwa Ibom – 1,  Rivers – 1.

 

Nigeria now has 46,140 confirmed cases. 33,044 patients have so far been successfully treated and discharged while 942 deaths have been recorded.

 

See a breakdown of the number of cases per state below.

 

Nigeria records 453 new COVID-19 cases

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