In a single-day rise of Coronavirus cases, Nigeria on Tuesday recorded a total of 576 fresh infections. Nigeria’s virus caseload now stands at 37801. Further, Four people succumbed to the deadly infection, pushing the death toll to 805, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said via its social media pages.
Of the news cases which was recorded in 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, which sees Lagos leading in the new report with 88, followed by Kwara with 87, and FCT with 82.
62 of the new cases were also recorded in Plateau, followed by 39 in Ondo, 28 in Enugu, 26 in Oyo, 24 in Taraba, 20 each in Kaduna and Ebonyi, and 17 in Edo.
Other states that recorded new cases on Tuesday are Cross River (16), Kano (14), Rivers (11), Ogun (10), Delta (9), Nasarawa (8), Osun (8), Katsina (3), Imo (2), Kebbi (1), and Borno (1).
The NCDC update on Tuesday also that 344 patients who have recovered from the infection were also discharged on Tuesday. A total of 15,677 people have been discharged across the country, which Nigeria’s active cases now 21319.