Nigeria Records 329 New COVID-19 infections, 7 More Deaths
Despite the measures put in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Nigeria has continued to report new cases of infections.
On Friday night, the country recorded 329 new COVID-19 cases with the total infections rising to 48,445.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its official Twitter handle.
In its latest update, the health agency revealed that the new cases were reported across 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
NCDC also announced the discharge of 1,689 patients from isolation centers across the country with 7 more deaths reported.
Lagos state recorded the highest number of confirmed cases with 113 new infections taking the total number of cases in Lagos to 16,369
According to the breakdown released on Friday by health agency, Lagos, Kaduna, FCT, Plateau and Kano recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections with 113, 49, 33, 24, and 16 cases respectively.
Other states in new cases are: Edo-15. Ogun-14
Delta-13, Osun-10, Oyo-8, Ekiti-6, Bayelsa-6, Akwa Ibom-5, Borno-4, Enugu-4, Ebonyi-3, Rivers-2, Bauchi-1, Nasarawa-1, Gombe-1
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has conducted about 344,397 tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced.
On the 14th of August 2020, 329 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
Till date, 48,445 cases have been confirmed, 35,998 cases have been discharged and 973 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|