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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 78 New Cases, Two Deaths




Nigeria has recorded 78 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths across the country.


Jameela News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in an update shared on its Facebook page late Sunday night, said the country’s fatality toll from the disease now stands at 2,747.

The disease centre added in the post that the latest figure of confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased Nigeria’s infection toll to 207,694, while 195,274 people have been treated and discharged nationwide.


In the agency’s latest update, the cases were reported in 11 states of the federation.

Lagos had the highest number of cases – 22, Kaduna – 12, and FCT -10.

Others are Benue (9), Imo (8), Akwa Ibom (4), Delta (4), Kano (4), Jigawa (3), Plateau (1), and Rivers (1).


To date, 207, 694 cases have been confirmed, 195, 274 patients have been discharged and 2,747 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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