Nigeria’s confirmed Covid-19 infections exceeded 40,000 on Sunday with 555 new cases recorded in Abuja and 17 states
The 552 new cases, according to Nigeria centre for disease control on Sunday night, raised to 40,532 the total number of Nigeria’s cases
Lagos continues to top the table, followed by Kano with 65 cases and Ogun state with 57 cases
Others such as plateau state recorded 54 new cases, Oyo (53), Benue (43), Abuja (30), Ondo (18), Kaduna (16), Akwa Ibom and Gombe (13 each), Rivers (12), and nine in Ekiti state
Also, Osun state recorded eight new cases, Cross River (3), Borno and Edo (2 each) as well as one in Bayelsa State
Top five states on Nigeria’s total infection chart are Lagos with 14,456 cases, Abuja (2,387), Oyo (2,570), Edo (2,167), and rivers with 1,652
As at Sunday, the death toll from Covid-19 had hit 858, while those who survived Treatment for the virus totalled 17,374.