Kogi state has recorded an additional COVID-19 case, taking the total number of infections in the state to 5.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the fifth covid-19 infection in Kogi on Friday.
Kogi state recorded its first two cases on May 27, 2020, after which one more sample tested positive on June 3, and another on June 28.
Kogi’s fifth infection is part of the 454 new cases confirmed in 18 states and the federal capital territory.
A total of 27,564 COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in 35 states and the FCT.
According to the NCDC situation report, there is still a higher rate of infections among males, with well over 17,000 confirmed positive, while less than 10,000 females have COVID-19.