More trouble: COVID-19 hits Nigeria harder, 1,133 new cases posted

More trouble: COVID-19 hits Nigeria harder, 1,133 new cases posted

There is more trouble for Nigeria as COVID-19 hits harder with 1,133 fresh cases reported on Wednesday.

This is the second time Nigeria is recording over 1,000 cases and the second highest since February when the pandemic broke out.

The highest figures of 1,148 so far was posted on 18 December, 2020.

The new figures represent an increase from the 999 cases recorded on Tuesday.

Lagos and Abuja lead as usual with huge infections. While Lagos raked in 397 new cases, Abuja ramps up 357 fresh cases.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria stand at 80,922, with 69,274 survivors discharged and 1,236 deaths reported after five people were killed by the virus today.READ ALSO  Lagos records zero COVID-19 case, Oyo, FCT take over lead

New cases were recorded in 17 States and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja on Wednesday.

See figures below

Lagos-397

FCT-357
Kaduna-81
Plateau-63
Katsina-46
Sokoto-32
Oyo-28
Ogun-21
Kano-19
Rivers-18
Osun-13
Edo-12
Niger-12
Bayelsa-11
Borno-11
Bauchi-8
Jigawa-2
Ondo-2

80,922 confirmed
69,274 discharged
1,236 deaths

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