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“207 In Lagos, 44 In Kaduna” – Nigeria Records 417 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 49,485

Nigeria on Monday night recorded 417 new cases of Coronavirus around the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 417 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 49,485.

"207 In Lagos, 44 In Kaduna" - Nigeria Records 417 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 49,485 1

The NCDC made this known on Monday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that Lagos State recorded the highest number of cases with 207 cases, followed by Kaduna State with 44 cases.

Other states recorded thus: Ondo-38, Abia-28, Anambra-21, Plateau-20, Bauchi-13, Oyo-9, Ebonyi-9, Delta-7, Edo-7, Enugu-6, Niger-3, Gombe-2, Ogun-1, FCT-1, Kano-1.

The health centre further revealed that a total of 36,834 patients were discharged across the country, while 977 deaths have so far been reported from the pandemic in Nigeria.

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“On the 17th of August 2020, 417 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 417 new cases are reported from 17 states- Lagos(207), Kaduna(44), Ondo(38), Abia(28), Anambra(21), Plateau(20), Bauchi(13), Oyo(9), Ebonyi(9), Delta(7), Edo(7), Enugu(6), Niger(3), Gombe(2), Ogun(1), FCT(1) and Kano(1).

“Till date, 49485 cases have been confirmed, 36834 cases have been discharged and 977 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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