“85 In Plateau, 46 In Enugu” – Nigeria Records 296 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 53,317

August 28, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 296 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 53,317.

"85 In Plateau, 46 In Enugu" - Nigeria Records 296 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 53,317 1

The NCDC made this known on Thursday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 16 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The 296 cases were recorded in Plateau-85, Enugu-46, Oyo-31, Lagos-21, Rivers-20, FCT-15, Kaduna-13, Bauchi-12, Delta-11, Ekiti-11, Akwa Ibom-7, Ebonyi-6, Kwara-5, Ogun-4, Osun-4, Gombe-3, and Niger-2.

The health agency further disclosed that 40,726 patients have now been discharged across the country, while fatalities have risen to 1,011 in Nigeria.

“On the 27th of August 2020, 296 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 296 new cases are reported from 17 states- Plateau (85), Enugu (46), Oyo (31), Lagos (21), Rivers (20), FCT (15), Kaduna (13), Bauchi (12), Delta (11), Ekiti (11), Akwa Ibom (7), Ebonyi (6), Kwara (5), Ogun (4), Osun (4), Gombe (3), Niger (2).

“Till date, 53317 cases have been confirmed, 40726 cases have been discharged and 1011 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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