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COVID-19: 1,138 new cases making 134,690 in total


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

NCDC on Wednesday recorded 1,138 fresh COVID-19 cases.

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,618 as of Wednesday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 134,690.

However, Nigeria has recorded 108,657 recoveries since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in the country last year.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (377), FCT (172), Plateau (86), Kano (84), Edo (60), Osun (47), Nasarawa (41), Imo (40), Rivers (36), Niger (32), and Oyo (32).

Others are – Borno (29), Kaduna (27), Delta (18), Kwara (17), Cross River (9), Ekiti (8), Bauchi (7), Ogun (7), Sokoto (6), and Bayelsa (3).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 134,690

“Discharged: 108,657 AND Deaths: 1,618.”

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