Covid-19 update: Nigeria hits 55 thousand cases as NCDC announces 296 new cases of covid-19

The Nigerian center for Disease Control NCDC has announced another 296 new cases of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

The announcement was disclosed via the NCDC verified facebook account by the chairman of presidential Task Force announced the 196 new cases.

In the statement of the new cases confirmed by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Plateau was the leading state with the total number of 183 followed by Lagos with the total number of 33 and so on.

However the states that were hit by the new cases are as follows.

Plateau – 183, Lagos – 33, FCT – 23, Ogun – 16, Oyo-7,Ekiti- 6, Kwara- 5, Ondo- 5, Anambara-3, Imo- 3, Nasarawa- 3, Rivers-2, Edo- 2, Akwa Ibom- 1.

The total of confirmed cases- 55,456

The total number discharged – 43,334

The total number of deaths- 1067