NCDC confirms 348 new COVID-19 cases, Nigeria’s total now 11, 166

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Nigeria has recorded 348 additional COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in the country to 11,166.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) night of Wednesday, Jnue 4, 2020, in an update via its verified Twitter account, 163 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 76 in the FCT and 23 in Ebonyi.

NCDC stated that 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.

A total of 3,329 have been discharged, while 315 deaths have been recorded.

Of the 348 new cases of #COVID19, Lagos-163, FCT-76, Ebonyi-23, Rivers-21, Delta-8, Nasarawa-8, Niger-8, Enugu-6, Bauchi-5, Edo-5, Ekiti-5, Ondo-5, Gombe-5, Benue-4, Ogun-2, Osun-1, Plateau-1, Kogi-1 and Anambra-1.

As of Wednesday, 3, 329 Coronavirus patients have been discharged with 315 deaths, said the NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 3, 2020.

Report says that Nigeria has continued to record new cases of the novel Coronavirus, three months after the first case was recorded in the country.

As the number of COVID-19 cases increases in the country, 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.

The latest figures put Nigeria as second the list of most infected African nations after South Africa and Egypt.

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