NCDC Announces 260 New cases Of COVID-19 As Number Of Death Rises


Nigeria has recorded 260 new cases of the novel coronavirus which took the total infection case to 12486, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Sunday.

Nigeria recorded 389 cases yesterday, but it reduced to 260 today. The number of death also rises to 354 from 342.

According to the health agency, Abia recorded the highest number with 67 followed by FCT with 40 and Lagos with 38.

Other states with new cases include; Ogun, Gombe, Edo, Imo, Kwara, Katsina, Nasarawa, Borno, kaduna, Bauchi, Ekiti, Niger, Ondo, Plateau, Kano and Sokoto.

Here is the breakdown of the number of new cases recorded today as stated by NCDC on their official Twitter page.

“260 new cases of #COVID19; Abia-67 FCT-40 Lagos-38 Ogun-19 Gombe-16 Edo-14 Imo-9 Kwara-8 Katsina-8 Nasarawa-8 Borno-8 Kaduna-6 Bauchi-5 Ekiti-4 Niger-2 Ondo-2 Plateau-2 Kano-2 Sokoto-2 .

“12486 cases of #COVID19Nigeria Discharged: 3959 Deaths: 354.”