According to the latest data confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), there are 160 new COVID-19 cases which has taken the total infections to 53, 477.
The update which was disclosed on Friday night noted that , the new cases were recorded in the Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 13 other states.
While Plateau topped the list with 44 cases, Lagos came second with 27 infections, followed by Katsina – 18, Edo – 15 and the FCT – 14. Other states include Ondo – 10, Oyo – 9, Kwara – 6, Abia and Nasarawa – 4, Kano – 3, Ekiti and Kaduna – 2, Kebbi and Ogun – 1.
On a positive note, the country has successfully managed 41,017 cases who have recovered from the virus and have been discharged. Unfortunately, the death toll stands at 1,011 since the initial outbreak of the disease in February.
160 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,011 deaths pic.twitter.com/0Bc6jTPG38
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 28, 2020
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