Nigeria Records 229 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 8,068

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday, confirmed 229 new cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 8068.

The NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle on Monday night. it also said that 90 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos.

“229 new cases of #COVID19; Lagos-90 Katsina-27 Imo-26 Kano-23 FCT-14 Plateau-12 Ogun-9 Delta-7 Borno-5 Rivers-5 Oyo-4 Gombe-3 Osun-2 Anambra-1 Bayelsa-1.”

229 new cases of #COVID19;

Lagos-90
Katsina-27
Imo-26
Kano-23
FCT-14
Plateau-12
Ogun-9
Delta-7
Borno-5
Rivers-5
Oyo-4
Gombe-3
Osun-2
Anambra-1
Bayelsa-1

8068 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Discharged: 2311
Deaths: 233

Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in solidarity trial for the treatment of COVID-19, over safety concerns.

Its decision to temporarily halt the use of the drug came as a result of a report published by Lancet, which indicated that more people are dying from the use of the drug to combat COVID-19.

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