As the spread of the deadly coronavirus continue, the total number of recoveries in Nigeria now exceeds 1000.

The PUNCH reports that, the new development was contained in a data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday night.

The Centre stated on its website:

“Till date, 4971 cases have been confirmed, 1070 cases have been discharged and 164 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory,”

A with a critical look at the breakdown by states, Lagos State has discharged 528 patients, 79 discharged patients in Kano State and 72 recoveries in Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

Others are Katsina (25), Bauchi (25), Borno (20), Jigawa (4), Ogun (46), Gombe (65), Kaduna (17), Sokoto (40), Edo (26), Zamfara (1),  Oyo (16), Kwara (9).

Osun (30), Rivers (5), Kebbi (5), Nasarawa (0), Delta (6), Adamawa (4), Yobe (0), Plateau (4), Ondo (11), Taraba (1) and Akwa Ibom (12).

Ekiti (9), Enugu (2), Niger (2), Ebonyi (0), Bayelsa (3), Benue (0), Imo (1), Anambra (1) and Abia (1).