Nigeria's COVID-19 cases drop below 100 first time in five months

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COVID-19 cases rise in Nigeria

COVID-19 drops in Nigeria

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases dropped below 100 for the first time in five months on Sunday as the virus is dying out fast in the country.

Figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Sunday showed that country recorded only 79 new cases.

This represents a sharp drop from the 160 cases the nation raked in on Saturday.

With this, Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus infections reached 56,256, with 44,152 discharged and 1,082 deaths recorded.

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Only Lagos (30 cases) and Kaduna (17 cases) posted double digit infections on Sunday.

See figures below

Lagos-30
Kaduna-17
Ogun-7
Anambra-5
Kano-4
Katsina-3
FCT-3
Akwa Ibom-3
Oyo-2
Rivers-2
Delta-1
Plateau-1
Ondo-1

56,256 confirmed
44,152 discharged
1,082 deaths