981 Nigerians Dead From COVID-19

A total of 37,051 patients have so far been discharged since pandemic first broke out in Nigeria late in February.

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 63,508 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 63,508 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday reported four more deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, taking the total death toll in the country to 981.

The NCDC also reported 410 new cases of the coronavirus disease. There are now 49,895 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

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217 patients were however discharged according to the update from NCDC. A total of 37,051 patients have so far been discharged since pandemic first broke out in Nigeria late in February.

Lagos State recorded the highest number of new infections with 210 cases. It was followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), which had 45 new cases.

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Ondo State reported 30 cases, while Plateau State had 21. Edo State had 19 new cases, Ogun State had 16, Oyo State had 13, Nasarawa State had 12 and Bauchi State reported 11 cases.

In Enugu State, there were 10 new infections, seven in Kwara State, six in Kaduna State, four in Anambra State, three in Ebonyi State, two in Abia State and one in Rivers State.

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