COVID-19: Nigeria now has over 50,000 confirmed cases
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night, announced 593 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
The new cases were reported from 16 states: 1Plateau (186), Lagos (172), FCT (62), Oyo (27), Delta (25), Rivers (20), Ondo (19), Edo (18), Kaduna (17), Enugu (12), Akwa Ibom (10), Ogun (7), Abia (6), Gombe (6), Kano (3) and Osun (3)
It brought the total in the country to 50,488.
Out of that number, 37,304 patients have been discharged and 985 deaths have been recorded.
Lagos still has the highest number with 17,092, while Kogi has reported only five.
President Muhammadu Buhari recently extended the second phase of the eased lockdown by another four weeks.