This is a new high for the State since the pandemic’s outbreak in Nigeria in February.

Plateau, on July 28 had recorded its highest figure of 148 cases, but the recent 183 COVID-19 infections has eclipsed that record.

The huge number of cases is coming at a time Nigeria is experiencing a decrease in the number of infections , thereby, pushing it back into a state of turmoil it has gradually improved from.

Plateau posted more than half of the entire figures of the total 296 new cases recorded  on Tuesday.

This has seen the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 55,456, with 43,334 survivors discharged.

Six deaths were recorded on Tuesday, thus, taking the overall Coronavirus deaths to 1,067.

Twelve States and the FCT recorded new cases on Tuesday.

See figures below

Plateau-183
Lagos-33
FCT-25
Ogun-16
Oyo-7
Ekiti-6
Kwara-5
Ondo-5
Anambra-3
Imo-3
Nasarawa-3
Rivers-2
Gombe-2
Edo-2
Akwa Ibom-1

55,456 confirmed
43,334 discharged
1,067 deaths