Nigeria COVID-19 infections rise to 4,787

Ghana shuts borders after first coronavirus death

 

Nigeria has recorded 146 new cases of COVID-19 infections, brining the total to 4,787.

According to an update issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday, Lagos recorded 57 fresh cases; Kano, 27 new cases and 

Kwara 10 new cases. 

NCDC also disclosed that Edo recorded nine new infections; Bauchi, eight and Yobe, seven.

Others are Kebbi and Oyo, four cases each; Katsina and Niger, three cases each; Plateau, Borno, Sokoto and Benue, two cases each, while Gombe, Enugu, Ebonyi, Ogun, FCT and Rivers recorded one case each.

The NCDC also confirmed six new deaths, taking the total deaths associated with COVID-19 infections in the country to 158.