BY DAYO ADESULU
The Nigeria government has announced an additional 338 new COVID-19 cases across the country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Sunday through its official Twitter handle.
It said: 177 new cases were recorded in Lagos, 64 in Kano State, 21 in the Federal Capital Territory, 16 in Rivers, 14 in Plateau, 11 in Oyo and nine on Katsina State.”
It added that four cases each were recorded in Jigawa and Kaduna State, three in Bauchi and Borno State, two in Gombe, Delta and Akwa Ibom state and one each in Ondo, Kebbi and Sokoto State
”5959 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nigeria with 1594 patients discharged and 182 deaths recorded,” it said.