Nigeria has continued to record new cases of the novel coronavirus, three months after the first case was recorded in the country as additional 348 cases has been confirmed late Wednesday taking the total number of infections in the country to 11,166.
According to the report by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), 163 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 76 in the FCT and 23 in Ebonyi.
Other affected states were Rivers with 21 cases, Delta, Nasarawa and Niger with eight each, Enugu with six, five each in Bauchi, Edo, Ekiti, Ondo and Gombe, four in Benue, two in Ogun, and one each in Osun, Plateau, Kogi and Anambra.
With the soaring figures, Lagos has remained the epicenter with 5,440 cases, closely followed by Kano State which did not record any new cases today, maintaining its initial 970 cases and the FCT with 763 cases.
A total of 3,329 have been discharged, while 315 deaths have been recorded.
348 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 3, 2020
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