BY BUKOLA BARDI
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed six hundred and forty nine new cases of COVID19 in the country.
The centre which announced this in its daily coronavirus update also announced seven thousand, six hundred and thirty one discharges from various isolation centres across the Nigeria.
In the breakdown of new infections, Lagos had two hundred and fifty cases, Oyo, one hundred, forty each in Delta and Plateau while Ogun recorded twenty two.
Other states with new COVID-19 cases are: Abia-28, Kaduna-27, Edo-20, Akwa Ibom-18, Kwara-17, FCT-17 Enugu-14,Niger-13, Adamawa-13, Bayelsa-7, Osun-6, Bauchi-6, Anambra-4
Gombe-3, Sokoto-2, Imo-1, Kano-1
With the latest figure, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now stands at twenty two thousand and twenty.
Death toll is five hundred and forty two, indicating additional nine deaths in the last twenty four hours.