BY BUKOLA BARDI
The Nigeria Centre for disease control has confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus in Ondo state bringing the total number of the infection in the state to sixty two.
This is part of the six hundred and twenty seven new cases recorded in twenty three states in the last twenty four hours.
Lagos topped the table with two hundred and twenty nine , followed by the FCT wgich recorded sixty eight and fifty four in Abia
Other states with new infections are as follow; Borno-42, Oyo-35, Rivers-28, Edo-28, Gombe-27, Ogun-21, Plateau-18, Delta-18, Bauchi-10, Kaduna-10, Benue-9, Kwara-6, Nasarawa-4, Enugu-4, Sokoto-3, Niger-3, Kebbi-3, Yobe-1, Kano-1.
With the latest infenctions, the total number of covid19 cases in Nigeria is now fifteen thousand one hundred and eighty one while the number of discharges is now four thousand, eight hundred and ninety one.
Death toll has risen to three hundred and ninety nine.