By Eseoghene Emuke
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 403 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the country.
With this, Nigeria now has 16,085 confirmed cases of the virus in 35 states and the FCT, Abuja.
According to the figures released by NCDC on Sunday revealed that the nation’s number of discharged cases have reached 5,220.
It disclosed that the 403 new cases were recorded in FCT and 19 states including Delta, Rivers, Edo and Ondo States.
The figures further revealed that 420 patients have died as a result of the virus.
“403 new cases of #COVID19 Gombe-73 Lagos-68 Kano-46 Edo-36 FCT-35 Nasarawa-31 Kaduna-17 Oyo-16 Abia-15 Delta-13 Borno-13 Plateau-8 Niger-7 Rivers-7 Enugu-6 Ogun-6 Kebbi-3 Ondo-1 Anambra-1 Imo-1.
“16,085 confirmed 5,220 discharged 420 deaths”, NCDC in a tweet on Sunday night added.