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The total number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria has now surpassed 50,000 following the announcement of almost 600 new cases on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.
Out of 593 new cases announced, 186 were detected in Plateau state followed by Lagos, the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria with 172 new cases.
While Abuja recorded 62 more cases of the infections, Oyo detected 27 cases, 25 in Delta, 20 in Rivers, 19 in Ondo, 18 in Edo, 17 in Kaduna, 12 in Enugu, 10 in Akwa-Ibom.
In Ogun, seven more cases were confirmed. Six cases each were in Abia and Gombe. Kano and Osun also confirmed three new cases.
However, a total of N39, 304 patients have recovered from the virus, while 984.
Source: Pulse Nigeria
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