By Francis Etuko
Abuja (Precise Post) -The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that 779 new cases of COVID-19 infections were recorded on Saturday alone, the highest figure ever since the index case in Nigeria.
Lagos state which has remained the epicentre ogf the COVID-19 infection in the country recorded 285 new cases followed by Rivers state with 68 new confirmed cases.
According to the report released by the health agency, total confirmed cases has risen to 2 24,077 while treated and discharged cases have increased to 8,625.
Regrettably the country has recorded 558 deaths since late February when the first patients was identified in Nigeria.
The state by state confirmed cases report as released by NCDC reads: