COVID-19: Again, Lagos, Abuja pull highest figures as Nigeria records 930 new cases in one day

Coronavirus figures in Lagos and Abuja shut up highest on Wednesday with the two sides recording 279 and 179 respectively.

Overall, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed that Nigeria recorded 930 new cases of COVID-19.

The figure is the highest ever recorded in a day since in March.

There has been rise in new COVID-19 cases in recent weeks since the economy was fully reopened.

Wednesday’s record number puts the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 75,062. Of those 66,775 cases have been discharged and 1,200 people have died.

The 930 new cases were reported from 22 states, including Lagos (279), FCT (179), Plateau (62), Kaduna (54), Kano (52), Katsina (52), Imo (42), Jigawa (42), Rivers (38), Kwara (30), Nasarawa (19), Yobe (15), Ogun (13), Borno (10), Oyo (9), Niger (9), Ebonyi (6), Bauchi (6), Edo (5), Taraba (4), Sokoto (2) and Cross River (2).

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