Doctors attending to Coronavirus patient

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Nigeria, on Wednesday raked in 389 new Coronavirus cases, the highest the nation has recorded in a single day since the pandemic struck in February.

The nation now has total confirmed Coronavirus cases of 8,733, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Wednesday.

Lagos contributed to the soaring figures recorded, as the state rakes in 256 of the cases, the highest it has recorded since the pandemic was first discovered in the state in February.


Katsina, Rivers, Kano, Adamawa and Akwa Ibom recorded 23, 22, 14, 11 and 11 cases respectively, while Kaduna, rakes in seven cases, just as Gombe, Plateau, Abia, Delta, Niger, Kogi and Oyo recorded two cases each, while Imo, Borno, Ogun and Anambra have one case each.

Kogi State has now joined the league of states with Coronavirus virus after two cases were detected on Wednesday.

Five deaths were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday while the total number of patients discharged so far stand at 2,501.

States that record Coronavirus on Wednesday

Lagos-256
Katsina-23
Edo-22
Rivers-14
Kano-13
Adamawa-11
Akwa Ibom-11
Kaduna-7
Kwara-6
Nasarawa-6
Gombe-2
Plateau-2
Abia-2
Delta-2
Benue-2
Niger-2
Kogi-2
Oyo-2
Imo-1
Borno-1
Ogun-1
Anambra-1