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NCDC reports 479 new cases of COVID-19

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 479 fresh cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The health agency (NCDC) made the announcement yesterday night while giving a report on daily cases and deaths via its verified Twitter handle.

According to the report, about 9 persons died in the last 24 hours due to complications from the dreaded virus.

The report reads: “479 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-153
Enugu-75
Rivers-50
FCT-40
Kaduna-18
Ebonyi-17
Plateau-17
Edo-17
Borno-16
Oyo-12
Kano-11
Abia-10
Cross River-10
Taraba-9
Nasarawa-7
Bauchi-4
Bayelsa-3
Delta-3
Ekiti-2
Niger-2
Ogun-2
Akwa Ibom-1

156,496 confirmed
134,551 discharged
1,923 deaths

“A breakdown of cases by state can be found via http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng”.

Meanwhile, the Nigeria’s allocation of the first batch of 3.92 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived the country yesterday amid jubilation from Nigerians

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