Nigeria Records Seven More Deaths From COVID-19

There are now 50,964 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria and a total of 37,569 patients that have so far been discharged.

Nigeria's COVID-19 cases now at 101,331/ Photo credit: The Punch
Nigeria's COVID-19 cases now at 101,331 / Photo credit: The Punch

Seven more people in Nigeria have died from COVID-19 according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Giving an update on the number of COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the NCDC put the total death toll in the country at 992.

The NCDC also reported 476 new cases of the coronavirus disease and 265 more patients discharged from hospital.

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There are now 50,964 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria and a total of 37,569 patients that have so far been discharged.

Lagos State reported the highest number of new infections with 235 cases, followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), which reported 44 cases.

Kaduna State recorded 41 new cases, Borno State had 33, Plateau State had 28, Abia and Edo states had 13 each, while Rivers State had 12.

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In Imo State, there were 11 new cases, 10 in Oyo State, nine in Kano State, seven in Kwara State, five each in Enugu and Katsina states, four each in Gombe and Ogun states, and one each in Nasarawa and Zamfara states.

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