A total of 1,565 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Thursday.
In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 807 of the cases were recorded in Lagos State, 236 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 79 in Kaduna State, 57 in Oyo State, 47 in Plateau State, 37 in Rivers State, 35 in Katsina State, 30 each in Edo and Sokoto states, 26 in Delta State, 23 in Kebbi State, 20 in Ondo State and 18 in Enugu State.
A total of 17 cases each were recorded in Abia and Ogun states, 16 in Benue State, 15 in Bayelsa State, 14 in Bauchi State, 13 in Niger State, 10 in Kano State, six in Borno State, five in Imo State, four in Ekiti State, two in Osun State and one in Jigawa State.
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