Nigeria Hitting 5,000 Covid-19 Cases, Records Fresh 184 Patients


A total 184 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed on Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said, bringing Nigeria’s total burden to 4,971. Of the new figures, 51 are in Lagos and 23 in Jigawa.

51-Lagos 23-Jigawa 16-Bauchi 16-Katsina 14-Kano 10-FCT 10-Rivers 9-Kwara 5-Delta 5-Kaduna 4-Sokoto 4-Oyo 3-Kebbi 3-Nasarawa 3-Osun 2-Ondo 1-Ebonyi 1-Edo 1-Enugu 1-Anambra 1-Plateau 1-Niger.

Others are Bauchi(16), Katsina(16), Kano(14), FCT(10), Rivers(10), Kwara(9), Delta(5), Kaduna(5), Sokoto(4), Oyo(4), Kebbi(3), Nasarawa (3), Osun(3), Ondo(2), Ebonyi(1), Edo(1), Enugu(1), Anambra(1), Plateau (1),  and Niger (1) A total 1,070 patients have been discharged after treatment, and 164 others have died.

Health minister, Prof Ehinare