NCDC Reports 354 New Cases Of COVID-19, 3 More Deaths

At least 17 states reported new cases with the federal Capital Territory (FCT) reporting 78 cases, the highest from any state.

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 (NCDC) on Thursday reported 354 new cases of COVID-19 and three new deaths due to the disease.

There are now 45,244 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country while 32,430 patients have been discharged and 930 deaths recorded.

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At least 17 states reported new cases with the federal Capital Territory (FCT) reporting 78 cases, the highest from any state.

Lagos State recorded the second highest with 76 new cases, Kaduna State had 23, Ebonyi State had 19, Oyo State had 18, while Nasarawa and Rivers states had 17 cases each.

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In Delta State, 16 new cases were reported, 15 in Kwara State, 13 in Akwa Ibom State, 12 each in Edo and Ogun states, 11 in Plateau State, nine in Kano State and six each in Bauchi, Borno and Ekiti states.

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