Breaking: Nigeria hits 31,323 on covd-19, new cases records 575

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 575 new cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic as the total numbers now stand at 31,323.

The new cases were recorded in 18 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos still topped the chart with 224 cases while Oyo and FCT followed with 85 and 68 cases respectively.

The latest NCDC report shows that Nigeria now has 31,323 cases of COVID-19, with 12,795 recoveries and 709 deaths.

The director-general of NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, during a daily briefing on COVID-19. However, this was disclosed through NCDC official Twitter handle

Below is the state by state breakdown of the new cases: Lagos-224, Oyo-85, FCT-68, Rivers-49, Kaduna-39, Edo-31, Enugu-30, Delta-11, Niger-10, Katsina-9, Ebonyi-5, Gombe-3, Jigawa-3, Plateau-2, Nassarawa-2, Borno-2, Kano-1, Abia-1,

31,323 confirmed

12,795 discharged

709 deaths