BREAKING: 160 new cases of COVID-19 take Nigeria’s total to 59,287. Death toll now 1,113
Nigeria on Saturday recorded 160 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the cases were recorded in 12 states of the federation and Abuja.
It added that one person died from complications resulting from the virus on Saturday.
Consequently, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 1,112 to 1,113.
Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 59,287.
Meanwhile, 50,718 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities across the country.
The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Rivers (42), Lagos (32), Plateau (21), FCT (18), Kaduna (14), Ogun (11) and, Katsina (10).
Others are – Kwara (3), Ondo (3), Imo (3), Anambra (1), Abia (1) and, Oyo (1).
The NCDC said: “59,287 cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria.
“Discharged: 50,718 AND Deaths: 1,113.”