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COVID-19 cases fall sharply in Nigeria, Lagos maintains huge lead

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New cases of COVID-19 dropped drastically on Sunday in Nigeria, but Lagos and Abuja are still topping the chat.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced 501 new infections on Sunday, representing a sharp decline in cases from the 920 cases reported on Saturday.

https://mobile.twitter.com/NCDCgov/status/1340783473947254785

Lagos, with 218 news cases and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with 112 cases are the two cities to ramp up over 100 cases of the virus.

Though, Lagos and Abuja recorded drop in infections, they still posted more than half of the entire COVID-19 cases reported in Nigeria on Sunday.

With Sunday’s figures, total COVID-19 infections in Nigeria top 78,434, with 68,303 patients discharged so far and  1,221 deaths recorded.

Only three deaths were reported on Sunday, while 14 States and Abuja reported new cases on Sunday.

See figures below

Lagos-218
FCT-112
Kaduna-53
Plateau-24
Katsina-21
Kano-16
Yobe-14
Ondo-10
Ogun-9
Edo-7
Bayelsa-5
Rivers-4
Borno-4
Osun-2
Ekiti-2

78,434 confirmed
68,303 discharged
1,221 deaths

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