The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday in an Update posted on its Facebook page, revealed that 730 new cases of the coronavirus were reported on Tuesday across 10 States and Federal Capital City.
The breakdown of the update showed that Lagos registered the highest number of new infections with 431 cases followed by FCT – 174, Rivers – 38, Ogun – 32, Akwa Ibom – 25, Anambra – 11, Katsina – 7, Bayelsa – 4, Niger – 4, Kano – 3, and Ekiti – 1.
The health agency said the 730 new cases of Covid-19 infections raised the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases to 218,596.
With no additional COVID-19 related death, the death toll from the virus stands at 2,983, NCDC said.
It added that 211,252 Covid-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged.