COVID-19: Oyo Tops The List Of States With New Cases As NCDC Confirms More Infections

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COVID-19: Oyo Tops The List Of States With New Cases As NCDC Confirms More Infections



Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Oyo state, the state for the first time recorded the highest of daily infections on Friday with 191 new cases.

This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its update, Friday night.

According to the agency, 591 new samples tested positive in 16 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

Oyo topped the list of states with new cases on Friday, followed by Lagos with 168 infections and FCT with 61.

NCDC wrote: 
591 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Oyo-191
Lagos-168
FCT-61
Ondo-29
Osun-26
Ebonyi-24
Edo-23
Ogun-14
Rivers-13
Akwa Ibom-12
Kaduna-10
Katsina-6
Borno-4
Ekiti-3
Delta-3
Imo-3
Niger-1
39,539 confirmed
16,559 discharged
845 deaths

However, with 498 patients discharged across Nigeria in the past 24 hours, the number of daily recoveries increased significantly — the highest in three weeks.

For a breakdown of cases by state, click on the image below:

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