The number of confirmed new covid-19 cases in Nigeria reaches 50,488 as 596 new infections were discovered in 16 states across the federation. The breakdown of these new infections are as follows:
Federal Capital Territory(FCT)-62
Oyo State– 27
Rivers State– 20
Edo State– 18
Akwa Ibom State-10
Abia & Gombe State– 4 each
Kano & Osun State-3 each
Making a total of 596 new active cases.
Seven(7) students of the Government Girls Secondary School Doma in Gombe state who are currently participating in the ongoing WAEC examinations have all tested positive to corona virus. 253 covid-19 patients have been discharged in Nigeria making the total number of successfully treated covid-19 cases in Nigeria to 37,404. While 4- covid-19 fatalities have been recorded since the last 24-hours in Nigeria making a total death-toll of 985.
For covid-19 emergencies please contact the NCDC Emergency Covid-19 National toll free line- 080097000010.