Covid-19: Nigeria’s infections hit 203,081

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By Abujah Racheal

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded an additional 377 new infections, raising the country’s COVID-19 cases to 203,081.

NCDC disclosed on Thursday morning via its official website.

This indicated a decrease from the 513 cases reported on Tuesday.

The agency noted that 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), reported the cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

Lagos state reported the highest number on Wednesday with 70 news cases, lower than the 132 cases it recorded the previous day.

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Amongst others were; FCT-67, Kaduna-38, Edo-36, Rivers-28, Delta-23, Kwara-22, Ondo-18, Plateau-17, Oyo-16, Benue-12, Ekiti-10, Gombe-8, Kano-7, Imo-3 and Jigawa-2.

It added that the latest report includes; backlog of 2 confirmed cases for Jigawa for September 16, 2021, and zero cases from Nasarawa, Ogun, Osun and the Sokoto States.

About 231 patients have recovered and were discharged from various isolation centres in the country, while it noted that two other people died from the COVID-19 complications.

To date, 203,081 cases have been confirmed, 191,601 cases discharged and 2,666 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

So far, a total of 2,997,060 million people have been tested for coronavirus (COVID-19).