NCDC Reports 10 New COVID-19 Deaths

The Federal Capital territory (FCT reported 33 new cases, while Lagos State, with 19 new infections has continued to witness a drop in new cases.

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) has reported 10 deaths and 239 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

The NCDC in its Tuesday update showed confirmed COVID-19 cases had grown to 54,247, while the number of deaths now stand at 1,023.

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A total of 42,010 patients have however recovered and discharged from hospital, leaving just over 12,200 active cases.

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Plateau State, which for eight days running has reported the highest number of new cases recorded 116 cases on Tuesday.

The Federal Capital territory (FCT reported 33 new cases, while Lagos State, with 19 new infections has continued to witness a drop in new cases.

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In Ekiti State, there were 12 new infections, 11 each in Kaduna and Ogun states, eight in Ebonyi State, seven in Benue State and five each in Abia and Delta states.

Ondo State had four new infections, Edo State had three, Imo and Osun states had two each, while Bauchi State had one.

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