The number of persons who have recovered from COVID-19 in Nigeria has inched close to 43,000 as 125 fresh cases have been reported in the country.
Stating this in its Twitter handle Thursday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the new cases take the number of infections in the West African nation to 54,588.
The new cases, according to NCDC, were reported from 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Nigeria’s pandemic hotbed, Lagos, had the highest number of infections from the disease – 42 – for the day and is trailed by the FCT – 25, Katsina – 14 and Kaduna – 11.
Eight new persons were infected with the disease in Kwara State, Ondo – 7; Delta – 4; Anambra – 3; Oyo – 3; Edo – 2; Ogun – 2; Osun – 2 and Cross River -1.