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COVID-19: Nigeria records 252 new cases as total soar to 52,800

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 252 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The health agency, in a late-night tweet, put the total number of cases in the country at 52,800, with 1,007 dead and more than 39,000 persons discharged.

Plateau topped the list of states with new cases with 50, while Enugu ranked second with 35.

Other states with new cases include Rivers-27, Lagos-26, FCT-18, Kaduna-18, Ekiti-10, Kano-10, Taraba-9, Anambra-8, Edo-8, Oyo-8, Delta-7, Ogun-6, Abia-5, Bayelsa-5, Ebonyi-1, and Osun-1.

According to data from the NCDC, the country has tested 383,130 samples.

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