NCDC registers backlog of 508 COVID-19 infections in Delta

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered a high number of COVID-19 infections in Delta state.

But it is nothing to worry about as the 508 recorded Monday is a backlog, from July 17.

The agency disclosed this on Tuesday, in its daily update.

Nigeria recorded a total of 711 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 211,171.

On Sunday, 165 cases were posted.

Apart from Delta, Plateau recorded 41 cases, Rivers 40, FCT32, Enugu 24, Lagos 19, and Imo 16.

Others are Cross River 9, Ekiti 9, Abia 4, Benue 3, Kano 3, while Bauchi, Bayelsa, and Ogun recorded one each.

NCDC clarified its latest numbers:

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“508 confirmed cases reported from Delta state are backlogs for July 27 – October 13th

“19 Confirmed cases reported from Lagos state for October 24th & 25th

“41 Confirmed cases reported from Plateau state for October 24th & 25th

“32 confirmed cases, 67 discharged cases (including community discharges) reported from FCT for October 24th & 25th

“16 confirmed cases, 11 community discharged cases reported from Imo state for October 24th & 25th

“24 confirmed cases reported from Enugu state for October 24th & 25th

“3 confirmed cases reported from Benue state for October 23rd
“4 confirmed cases, 20 discharged cases reported from Abia state for October 24th”

Active cases according to the NCDC, stood at 5,613 with 202,674 discharged as at Monday.