Nigeria's COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000

Nurses treating coronavirus

Nurses treating COVID-19 patients

Health workers attending to a COVID-19 patient

By Taiwo Okanlawon

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have surpassed thirty thousand cases in new figures published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

According to NCDC on Wednesday night, the country recorded 460 new cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases so far to 30, 249, with 12, 373 persons discharged.

NCDC also gave the overall death toll as 684.

The breakdown of figures recorded according to states is as follows:

Lagos-150 Rivers-49 Oyo-43 Delta-38 FCT-26 Anambra-20 Kano-20 Plateau-18 Edo-14 Bayelsa-13 Enugu-13 Osun-12 Kwara-10 Borno-8 Ogun-7 Kaduna-6 Imo-4 Bauchi-3 Gombe-3 Niger-2 Adamawa-1.

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