Nigeria Records 155 New Cases Of COVID-19

While 416,803 samples have been tested, the number of active cases in the country presently stands at 10,868.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,724 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 57,724 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday reported 155 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 55,160.

The update by the NCDC showed that 43,231 patients have recovered and discharged from treatment centres while 1,061 deaths have been reported.

While 416,803 samples have been tested, the number of active cases in the country presently stands at 10,868.

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Lagos State reported the highest number of new cases with 42 infections.

It was by Plateau State which had 25 new cases.

In Rivers State there were 16 new infections, 10 in Ebonyi State, nine in Abia, Ogun states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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In Osun State, there were seven new cases, and six in Katsina and Kaduna states.

There were four new infections in Ekiti and Taraba states, three in Edo State, two on Anambra and Akwa Ibom states and one in Kano State.

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