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NCDC records 97 new COVID-19 infections, total cases now 57, 242

COVID-19: Nigeria records only 103 new infections, zero-related deaths in 5 days
Written by Maritime First

New COVID-19 infections fell below 100 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded  97 new coronavirus infections in the country, bringing the total confirmed cases to 57, 242 nationwide.

The NCDC which disclosed this on its official twitter handle on Sunday, also added that three persons died of COVID-19 complications while 138 patients, who recovered at various isolation centres across the country the same day, were discharged.

Based on the figures released, Lagos state recorded the highest number of infections with 46 new cases.

The data released also indicated that Kwara recorded 12 new infections, Rivers 11, and Adamawa 4.

Others were Niger – 4, Ogun – 4, Osun – 4, Ekiti – 3, Imo – 3, Kaduna – 3, Plateau – 2, and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) – 1.

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According to the NCDC, the 36 states and FCT have now recorded at least one confirmed case of the virus.

“Till date, 57, 242 cases have been confirmed, 48, 569 cases have been discharged, and 1,098 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the FCT,” the centre said.

NCDC stated that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, has continued to coordinate the national response activities across the country.


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