COVID-19 :Nigeria records 239 new cases, total now 54,247
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has disclosed on Tuesday night that the country recorded 239 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The centre revealed on its Twitter handle that the cases were recorded in 14 states of the federation and Abuja.It added that 10 people died from complications resulting from the virus on Tuesday.
Consequently, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 1,013 to 1,023.
Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 54,247.
Meanwhile, 42,010 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities across the country as at Tuesday night.
The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Plateau (116), FCT (33), Lagos (19), Ekiti (12), Kaduna (11), Ogun (11), Ebonyi (8) and, Benue (7).
Others are – Abia (5), Delta (5), Ondo (4), Edo (3), Imo (2), Osun (2) and, Bauchi (1).