Breaking News: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria pass 30,000

Nigeria's COVID-19 jumps to 25,694 with 561 new cases
Nigeria’s COVID-19 jumps to 25,694 with 561 new cases

By Taiwo Alabi

Nigeria’s Coronavirus caseload has surpassed 30,000, with 460 new infections recorded by Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Wednesday.

In the figures released, Nigeria now has 30,249 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, after it ramps up 460 new caseloads.

684 persons have so far lost their lives in Nigeria due to Coronavirus, with 12,373 persons discharged.

Lagos tops the chat with 150 new cases, while Rivers recorded 49 new cases and Oyo with 43 new infections.

The breakdown of figures recorded by NCDC according to states is as follows:

Lagos-150 Rivers-49 Oyo-43 Delta-38 FCT-26 Anambra-20 Kano-20 Plateau-18 Edo-14 Bayelsa-13 Enugu-13 Osun-12 Kwara-10 Borno-8 Ogun-7 Kaduna-6 Imo-4 Bauchi-3 Gombe-3 Niger-2 Adamawa-1.