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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases Surpass 11,000; Nigeria is 3rd most infected country in Africa

Nigeria has recorded 348 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of infections in the country to 11,166.

Nigeria's COVID-19 cases Surpass 11,000; Nigeria is 3rd most infected country in Africa
Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases Surpass 11,000; Nigeria is 3rd most infected country in Africa
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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) as is the norm, took to its official Twitter handle to announce this late on Wednesday.

According to the health agency, Lagos has the highest number of infections; 163 new cases. The FCT comes second with 76 and 23 in Ebonyi.

Other states include Rivers with 21 cases, Delta, Nasarawa and Niger with eight each, Enugu with six, five each in Bauchi, Edo, Ekiti, Ondo and Gombe, four in Benue, two in Ogun, and one each in Osun, Plateau, Kogi and Anambra.

Furthermore, NCDC disclosed that a total of 3,329 have been discharged across the country.

.The country has also recorded 315 deaths.

Apparently, Nigeria has continued to record new cases of the novel coronavirus since it recorded its index case in February.

This recent development puts Nigeria third on the list of African nations with most infections; after South Africa and Egypt.

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