The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC in an update posted on Thursday confirmed that Nigeria registered 1,355 new cases of the coronavirus and 1 fatality across 9 states and the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday.
The breakdown of the data showed that Lagos recorded the highest figures with 1,036 cases, followed by Nasarawa with 92. Delta – 58, FCT – 57, Edo – 44, Rivers – 25, Kano – 23, Enugu – 11, Plateau – 6 and Bayelsa reported 3.
The NCDC disclosed that the 1,355 new infections increased the total number of confirmed cases to 240,374 while 213,491 people have recovered and have been discharged.
It added that the additional fatality reported raised the death toll from the virus to 3,028.