Nigeria records 501 new infections on Saturday
Nigeria recorded additional 8 fatalities to COVID-19 on Saturday, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC tally released late Saturday.
This is even as the country recorded 501 new cases of the novel coronavirus with the past 24 hours.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 infections to 15,682.
As is almost a pattern, Nigeria’s commercial centre, Lagos reported the highest number of cases with 195 new cases and the FCT was second with 50 new infections.
Other states with new cases include Kano (42), Kaduna (27), Edo (26), Oyo (22), Imo (21), Gombe (17), Benue (12), Enugu (12), Delta (11), Anambra (11), Ebonyi (10), Nasarawa (9), Ogun (9), Bauchi (8), Kebbi (4), Akwa Ibom (3), Jigawa (3), Katsina (3), Yobe (2), Borno (2), Kwara (1) and Ondo (1).
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