Nigeria Records 304 New COVID-19 Cases

Yemisi Izuora

Nigeria has recorded fresh 304 cases of COVID-19. This figure was released on Sunday.

Further breakdown of the origins of the new infections reveals that the 304 cases were recorded across 14 states; as well as Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday.

The NCDC made this known via its verified Twitter handle.

Further, the data released by the NCDC showed that the 304 new cases were reported from the following locations, namely; Lagos (81), FCT (39), Abia (31), Kaduna (24), Rivers (23), Plateau (16), Cross River (13), Ebonyi (12), Ondo (12); Ekiti (11), Edo (11), Benue (10), Nasarawa (10), Ogun (6) and Gombe (5).

It added that till date, the country has recorded 43,841 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Also, the NCDC data shows that an additional 221 patients have recovered from the virus.

These newly recovered patients have been discharged.

Total number of discharged patients has also risen to 20,308 in Nigeria.

Additional information made available by the NCDC on its microsite reveals that active cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria currently stand at 22,645.

On the other hand, total samples tested nationwide is at 286,091.

Meanwhile, the NCDC has advised that if anyone tested positive for COVID-19 but has no symptoms; he or she should stay at home and keep away from other people.

The agency noted that the risk of being infected with the virus would be higher if people relate less than six feet from each other at a crowded public place or if they freely share equipment and not practice social distancing and other habits to stay healthy.

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