Covid-19 Deaths Continue To Rise In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed that Nigeria recorded three deaths and 113 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

The NCDC in a tweet via its Twitter page, said Nigeria’s total now stands at 62,224.

The public health agency said Lagos State had the highest number of infections with 51 cases, while 15 new cases were confirmed in FTC, 11 cases in Plateau, eight cases each in Kaduna, Oyo and Rivers and four cases in Ogun.

Edo, Imo and Kwara reported two cases each, as Delta and Kano also confirmed one case each.

“Till date, 62,224 cases have been confirmed, 57,916 cases have been discharged and 1,135 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” it added.