Nigeria’s total infections hit 10,578 as NCDC records 416 new COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday recorded 416 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 10,578.

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the NCDC on its official twitter handle said that 3,122 out of the  10,578 total infections have been discharged, with 299 losing lives.

The agency said that 12 new patients were confirmed dead to the virus in the country on Monday.

It explained that most of the fatalities recorded COVID-19 were cases with other underlying illnesses known as -morbidities.

It stated that no new state had reported a case in the 24 hours .

The the health agency’s data showed that Monday’s new cases were across 19 states and the FCT, with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 192 cases.

“The 416 new cases are reported 20 states – Lagos (192), Edo (41), Rivers (33), Kaduna (30), Kwara (23), Nasarawa (18), Borno (17), FCT (14), (10), Katsina (7), Abia (5), (5), Adamawa (4), Kano (4), Imo (3), Ondo (3), Benue(2), Bauchi(2), Ogun (2), Niger (1).

The NCDC said that till date, 10578 cases have been confirmed, 7157 active cases, 3122 cases have been treated and discharged and 299 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.(NAN)