COVID-19: NCDC announces 201 new cases, total infections now 58,848

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 201 new COVID-19 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made this known on its Twitter handle.

It said the cases were recorded in 12 states of the federation and Abuja.

It added that one person died from complications resulting from the virus on Wednesday.

Consequently, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 1,111 to 1,112.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 58,848.

Meanwhile, 50,358 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities across the country.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (77), Rivers (37), Plateau (25), FCT (13), Kaduna (12), Ogun (12) and, Adamawa (8).

Others are – Taraba (7), Imo (4), Kwara (2), Osun (2), Abia (1) and, Oyo (1).

The NCDC said: “58,848 cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria.

“Discharged: 50,358 AND Deaths: 1,112.”