Nigeria’s Covid-19 burden nears 20,000

Nigeria’s Covid-19 burden nears 20,000

A total 661 new cases of coronavirus infections were confirmed on Saturday, raising the country’s cumulative burden of Covid-19 to 19,808, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced.




A total 12,584 remain active cases.

A total 506 people have died so far from coronavirus in Nigeria, according to data released by NCDC.

Another 6,718 people have been discharged from hospital.

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Lagos remains the epicentre of coronavirus, with 230 of new coronavirus infections reported on Saturday.

A breakdown from the NCDC shows:

Lagos-230

Rivers-127

Delta-83

FCT-60

Oyo-51

Edo-31

Bayelsa-27

Kaduna-25

Plateau-13

Ondo-6

Nasarawa-3

Ekiti-2

Kano-2

Borno-1

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