Akwa Ibom Adds 10 New COVID-19 Cases As Nigeria Crosses 50,000 Mark

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Nigeria has crossed the 50,000 mark of confirmed cases of COVID-19 with the discovery of 593 more cases.

This was as Akwa Ibom has added 10 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total reported cases in the state to 260.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), an agency saddled with the responsibility of compiling figures reported, puts the confirmed number at 50,488.

New cases were reported in 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Of the states, Plateau took the lead with 186 more infections and is trailed by Lagos and the FCT, where 172 and 62 new cases were recorded respectively.

Others are Oyo – 27, Delta – 25, Rivers – 20, Ondo – 19, Edo – 18, Kaduna – 17, Enugu – 12, Ogun – seven, Abia – six, Gombe – six, Kano – three, and Osun – three.