Nigeria Records 176 New Cases Of COVID-19

Yemisi Izuora

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on Tuesday disclosed that the country’s COVID-19 cases reduced to 176, in contrast to the 195 logged on Monday.

According to the NCDC, while Lagos recorded 39 cases on Monday, the cases jumped to 73 on Tuesday.

Plateau also has its cases increased from 23 to 50 on Tuesday.

Abuja however returned 17 cases, just two more than Monday’s figure.

In other states reported, coronavirus appeared to be fading out.

Four states reported one case each.

Overall, confirmed cases in Nigeria was lifted to 57,613, with 1,100 people dead and 48,836 discharged.

Despite the low figures, the NCDC has said it is not time yet to declare that the virus has flattened out.

This, it blamed on inadequate testing in many states.

The Breakdown of the latest figures:Lagos-73, Plateau-50, FCT-17, Rivers-8, Ondo-6, Niger-5, Ogun-5, Edo-3, Kaduna-3, Oyo-2, Bauchi-1, Bayelsa-1, Delta-1, Nasarawa-1

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