New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria Decline Further To 288

The NCDC also reported eight new deaths from COVID-19 complications taking the total death toll in the country to 896.

The NCDC DG, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and Consultant in Public Health Medicine / Photo credit: guardian.ng
The NCDC DG, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and Consultant in Public Health Medicine / Photo credit: guardian.ng

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday reported 288 new cases of COVID-19 infections, the lowest since June 7, 2020 when 260 new cases were reported.

The NCDC also reported eight new deaths from COVID-19 complications taking the total death toll in the country to 896.

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There are 44,129 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease in the country, 22,570 of them still active. 20,663 pstients have been discharged.

According to NCDC, 287,532 samples have so far been tested across the country for the disease.

In the Monday update, Lagos reported the highest number of new cases with 88, followed by Kwara, which had 33 cases.
Osun reported the third highest with 27.

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Enugu State had 25 cases each, while Abia State had 20.

In Kaduna State, there were 17 cases, 13 each in Plateau and Rivers states, 10 in Delta State, eight in Gombe State, four in Ogun State, three in Oyo State and one each in Katsina and Bauchi states.

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