By Francis Etuko
Abuja (Precise Post) – The new confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection Tuesday shrinked to 676 as against Monday’s figure of 685, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported.
The NCDC in its released report stated that the 676 cases were recorded from 19 states including the FCT as follows:
Lagos-227; Rivers-73; Niger-69; Plateau-56;
FCT-50; Kano-44; Oyo-43; Ogun-27; Gombe-18;
Ondo-15; Enugu-10; Osun-10; Cross River and
Others are: Nasarawa-7; Bauchi-4; Kaduna-3;
Ekiti and Zamfara-2 each.
The health agency further said that the total confirmed cases have risen to 131,918 while a total of 106,275 patients have been discharged.
It added that 1,607 lives have been lost to COVID-19 related ailments since the index case was reported in February 27 last year.
The breakdown of the total confirmed cases is given as: