World COVID-19 Deaths Reach 808,986 And 997 In Nigeria

There are now 51,905 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, while 38,767 patients have discharged.

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 54,905 / Photo credit: The Punch
The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 54,905 / Photo credit: The Punch

The number of deaths from COVID-19 across the world has reached 808,986 with the number of confirmed cases standing at 23,400,929 according to data on worldometer.info.

27,987 people have died of the pandemic in Africa with 1,183,381 confirmed infections.

In Nigeria, the number of deaths is three short of 1,000 at 997 as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday.

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There are now 51,905 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, while 38,767 patients have discharged.

One day after reporting only 33 infections, its lowest number of new cases of COVID-19, Lagos on Saturday reported 404 new cases.

Overall, the NCDC reported 601 new cases of the coronavirus disease in 20 states across the country.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) reported 37 new cases, Oyo State reported 19 and Ondo State recorded 14.

Abia, Enugu and Kaduna states has 13 each, while Edo and Kano states had 12 each.

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In Kwara State there were 11 new infections, 10 in Ebonyi State, seven in Nasarawa State, six in Ogun State and five each in Osun, Delta and Niger states.

Plateau and Bayelsa states has four each, Katsina State had three, and Ekiti and Imo states reported two each.

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