Nigeria has confirmed one hundred and twenty-five (125) fresh cases of COVID-19 on Thursday even as the number of persons who have recovered from the pandemic in the country inched close to 43,000.
While disclosing the latest COVID-19 data, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the new cases take the number of infections in the West African nation to 54,588.
The new cases, the NCDC data showed, were reported from twelve states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Nigeria’s commercial centre and one of the pandemic hotbed, Lagos, had the highest number of infections from the disease – 42 – for the day and is trailed by the FCT – 25, Katsina – 14 and Kaduna – 11.
Eight more persons were infected in Kwara State, Ondo – 7; Delta – 4; Anambra – 3; Oyo – 3; Edo – 2; Ogun – 2; Osun – 2 and Cross River -1.