The National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has announced that the COVID-19 virus has infected 453 new people across Nigeria. This is contained in a statement issued by the NCDC at 11:26 pm on Saturday, August 8, 2020.
In a statement posted on its Twitter account every night, the NCDC announced that an additional 453 new people have been recruited from the Nigerian states as follows:
FCT-75, Lagos-71, Benue-53, Delta-39, Borno-30, Enugu-25, Plateau-24, Osun-20, Abia-19, Oyo-17, Kaduna-16, Kano-13, Ebonyi-13, Ogun-9, Kwara-7, Ondo-6, Gombe-3, 2-Ekiti, Akwa, Ibom-1, Rivers-1, 46,140, confirmed, 33,044 have been discharged, and 942 have died so far.
453 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
942 deaths pic.twitter.com/2DrEcdQTN5
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 8, 2020