COVID-19 kills 17 Nigerians in 24 hours, NCDC confirms 13,873 cases - P.M. News

COVID-19 kills 17 Nigerians in 24 hours, NCDC confirms 13,873 cases

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New 409 cases of COVID-19 were announced Wednesday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, with 17 people also dying in the last 24 hours.

The death toll increased from 365 to 382 overnight, while 145 patients were discharged.

The new national total of confirmed cases is now 13,873, with Lagos still carrying the biggest case burden.

Lagos recorded 210 cases, followed by the FCT Abuja with 85 cases and Delta with 22.

Edo State has 16 new cases, Nasarawa 14, Borno 14.

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Kaduna, which lifted its lockdown on Tuesday recorded 14 new cases and Bauchi 10.

Here is the state-by-state breakdown:

Lagos-201
FCT- 85
Delta- 22
Edo- 16
Nasarawa- 14
Borno- 14
Kaduna- 14
Bauchi-10
Rivers-9
Enugu- 5
Kano- 5
Ogun- 4
Ondo- 4
Bayelsa- 2
Kebbi- 2
Plateau- 2

Total of:
13,873 confirmed cases
4,351 discharged
382 deaths