The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 354 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 45,244.
The NCDC made this known on Thursday night via its Twitter handle, where it revealed that the new cases were recorded in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The new Covid-19 cases are recorded in FCT-78; Lagos-76; Kaduna-23; Ebonyi-19; Oyo-18; Nasarawa and Rivers-17 each; Delta-16; Kwara-15, Akwa Ibom-13; Edo and Ogun-12 each; Plateau-11; Kano-9; Bauchi, Borno and Ekiti-6 each.
The health centre further revealed that 32,430 persons who contracted the virus have been successfully treated and discharged, while 930 deaths have so far been confirmed.
“On the 6th of August 2020, 354 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.
“The 354 new cases are reported from 17 states- FCT (78), Lagos (76), Kaduna (23), Ebonyi (19), Oyo (18), Nasarawa (17), Rivers (17), Delta (16), Kwara (15), Akwa Ibom (13), Edo (12), Ogun (12), Plateau (11), Kano (9), Bauchi (6), Borno (6), Ekiti (6).
“Till date, 45244 cases have been confirmed, 32430 cases have been discharged and 930 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet#TakeResponsibility pic.twitter.com/DtMvG0orCa
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 6, 2020