By Augustine Akhilomen
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 543 fresh cases of the deadly coronavirus on Wednesday night.
This was disclosed via NCDC official twitter handle, where cases were reported across 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Consequently, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 805 to 813. Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 38,344. While 15,815 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 (180), FCT (86), Kaduna (56), Edo (47), Ondo (37), Kwara (35), Ogun (19), and Rivers (19).
Others are – Kano (17), Ebonyi (16), Enugu (16), Delta (7), Bayelsa (4), Bauchi (3), and Abia (1).