Nigeria records 145 new cases of COVID-19
As the battle against Coronavirus continues, Nigeria has recorded 145 new cases of the deadly virus in seven states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its daily update on Monday, 30th November, 2020.
The Monday figure represents a slight increase over the past 24 hours — 82 samples were confirmed positive on Sunday.
According to the states breakdown, Lagos recorded the most cases with 49 new positive samples, followed by FCT and Kaduna with 34 infections each.
Reports revealed that 4,704 samples tested positive for the coronavirus in the month of November but more than 4,600 patients were discharged within the month.
The case count for November signified a slight increase compared to October when a total of 4,005 COVID-19 infections were recorded.
The recovery rate for both months showed a significant difference with more than 8,000 patients discharged in October.
No new death was recorded on Monday, leaving the fatality toll at 1,173.
However, Nigeria’s death count increased from 1,144 to 1,173 in November.
A total of 67,557 cases have now been confirmed across the country since February 27, 2020.
145 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,173 deaths pic.twitter.com/NFAIRsNtF4
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) November 30, 2020