Nigeria records 544 fresh cases of COVID-19, total now 28,711

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By Taiwo Alabi

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 544 new cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in the country, bringing the nation’s coronavirus infections to 28,711, with 11,665 discharged so far and 645 deaths.

In the new figures released by NCDC on Sunday, Lagos topped the chart with 199 new infections, and Ebonyi ramped up 65 new cases.

Oyo, Ondo, Ogun, Edo and FCT recorded 47, 46, 31, 30 and 28 fresh cases respectively, while Katsina, Plateau, Bayelsa, Kaduna and Adamawa rake in 25, 15, 11, 10 and 10 new cases respectively.

Others are: Akwa Ibom, 8; Gombe, 7; Kano, 4; Taraba, 3; Rivers, 2; Abia, 2 and Ekiti, 1.

The cases were recorded in 19 States, while 11 deaths were recorded on Sunday.

A breakdown of cases by state can be found via NCDC’s website.