Nigeria announces 566 new coronavirus cases

NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu providing COVID-19 updates coronavirus
NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu providing COVID-19 updates

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 566 confirmed new coronavirus cases in the country on Monday.

The 566 cases announced by the Centre for Disease Control takes the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 25133.

The NCDC also announced the discharge of 395 patients from isolation centers across the country with eight new deaths reported.

Lagos state, the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria topped the number of confirmed cases with 166 new cases taking the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos alone to 10310.

Oyo state recorded 66 new cases, Delta reported 53 new cases while Ebonyi, Plateau, and Ondo recorded 43, 34 and 32 new cases respectively.

Other states are FCT-26, Ogun-25, Edo-24, Imo-15, Bayelsa-13, Benue-12, Gombe-11, Kano-11, Kaduna-11, Osun-8, Nasarawa-7, Borno-5, Katsina-2 and Anambra-2.

NCDC reports that there are 25133 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria with 9402 discharged and 573 deaths.

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