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“137 In Lagos, 76 In Abuja” – Nigeria Records 457 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 44,890

Nigeria on Wednesday night recorded 457 new cases of Coronavirus.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 457 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 44,890.

"137 In Lagos, 76 In Abuja" - Nigeria Records 457 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 44,890 1

The NCDC disclosed this on Wednesday night via its Twitter handle, where it revealed that that Lagos State had the highest number of infections with 137 cases, with the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) following with 76 cases.

Other states with new COVID-19 cases includes: Plateau-40, Rivers-35, Enugu-34, Oyo-25, Abia-23, Delta-12, Edo-11, Ebonyi-11, Cross River-10, Kwara-10, Kaduna-9, Anambra-7, Ogun-5, Imo-3, Bauchi-3, Osun-2, Nasarawa-2, Kano-1, Ekiti-1.

The health centre further revealed that 32,165 patients have been successfully treated and discharged across the country, with 927 deaths recorded.

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“On the 5th of August 2020, 457 new confirmed cases and 17 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 457 new cases are reported from 21 states – Lagos(137), FCT(76), Plateau(40), Rivers(35), Enugu(34), Oyo(25), Abia(23), Delta(12), Edo(11), Ebonyi(11), Cross River(10), Kwara(10), Kaduna(9), Anambra(7), Ogun(5), Imo(3), Bauchi(3), Osun(2), Nasarawa(2), Kano(1), Ekiti(1).

“Till date, 44,890 cases have been confirmed, 32,165 cases have been discharged and 927 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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