TRENDING IN 48-Hrs

Nigeria records 503 new COVID-19 cases, total now 29,789

Nigeria has recorded 503 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 29,789.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its Twitter handle on Tuesday.

“503 new cases of COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-153 Ondo-76 Edo-54 FCT-41 Enugu-37 Rivers-30 Benue-24 Osun-20 Kaduna-15 Kwara-13 Abia-9 Borno-8 Plateau-6 Taraba-5 Ogun-3 Kano-3 Kebbi-2 Nasarawa-2 Bayelsa-1 Gombe-1.”

503 new cases of COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-153

Ondo-76

Edo-54

FCT-41

Enugu-37

Rivers-30

Benue-24

Osun-20

Kaduna-15

Kwara-13

Abia-9

Borno-8

Plateau-6

Taraba-5

Ogun-3

Kano-3

Kebbi-2

Nasarawa-2

Bayelsa-1

Gombe-1

29,879 confirmed

12,108 discharged

669 deaths

Auto Draft

Meanwhile, the Federal government has announced that a total of 7,713 inmates have been released from the various correctional centres across the country since the outbreak of the COVID-19 in the country, to curb the spread of the virus among inmates.

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) who disclosed it said “The initiatives adopted has so far led to the release of about 7,713 inmates while simultaneously reducing the instances of unnecessary test and we intend to sustain this momentum.”

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

MOST READ TODAY

SUBSCRIBE TO Within Nigeria ON GOOGLE NEWS

MOST READ TODAY

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.