254 dead as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 8,733

Nigeria records highest single day Coronavirus cases of 381

 

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 389 new cases of COVID-19 infections even as the fatalities associated with the virus hit 254, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

NCDC said most of the fatalities recorded in relation to the virus were cases with other underlying illnesses.

NCDC said Lagos reported 256 of the 389 new cases. Other states with new cases include Katsina – 23, Edo – 22, Rivers – 14, Kano – 13, Adamawa – 11, Akwa Ibom – 11, Kaduna – 7, Kwara – 6, Nasarawa – 6, Gombe – 2, Plateau – 2, Abia – 2, Delta – 2, Benue – 2, Niger – 2, Kogi – 2, Oyo – 2, Imo – 1, Borno – 1, Ogun – 1 and Anambra – 1.

So far 2,501 infected persons have recovered and have been discharged.