A’Ibom Records Another COVID-19 As Nigeria’s Cases Rise To 362


Another person has tested positive to #COVID-19 in Akwa Ibom State in the South-south region of Nigeria, bringing the total to six.

This is one of the 19 new pandemic cases reported in Nigeria on Tuesday.

Of the 19 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 14 were recorded in Lagos, two in the Federal Capital Territory, one each in Kano and Edo states, bringing the number in the country to 362.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle on Tuesday.

The NCDC also confirmed that one new death has been recorded, making the number of fatalities from the infection rise to 11.

The newly-released statistics showed that 99 patients have been discharged from the virus that has spread to 19 states and the FCT while 11 had died.