544 new COVID-19 cases recorded in 18 states, FCT

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Nigeria’s confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 28,711 on Sunday night following 544 fresh infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in an update.

Lagos recorded 199 of the 544 cases, followed by Ebonyi with 65, Oyo with 47 and Ondo 46.

The rest are: “Ogun – 31, Edo – 30, FCT – 28, Katsina – 25, Plateau – 15, Bayelsa – 11, Kaduna – 10, Adamawa – 10, Akwa Ibom – 8, Gombe – 7, Kano – 4, Taraba – 3, Rivers – 2, Abia – 2, Ekiti – 1”

The total confirmed cases so far in Nigeria now stands at 28,711 of which 11,665 have been discharged.

However, the infection has claimed 645 lives.

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