Nigeria’s COVID-19 related deaths have hit a thousand. In fact, the country has now recorded 1,002 since the start of the pandemic in February.
Last Sunday, the country recorded 322 new cases of the disease, bringing to 52, 227 the number of confirmed cases in the country.
Announcing this Sunday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Lagos recorded 130 new cases; Bauchi, 36; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 25; Edo, 17; Bayelsa, Oyo and Ogun, 14 each; Anambra, 13; Kaduna, 12; Ondo, 11; Abia, 10; Osun, six; Plateau and Kwara, five each; Kano, four; Ebonyi, three; Sokoto, two; while Borno recorded one case.
It said: “Nigeria has so far recorded 52,227 cases of COVID-19 while 38,945 patients have been discharged.