COVID-19 update: 1 dead, 86 new cases

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By Abujah Racheal

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) registered one death and 86 new additional infections from across seven states on Sunday.

The NCDC disclosed this in its daily COVID-19 report on Monday morning.

The 86 additional cases reported on Friday indicated a decrease from the 116 cases reported in the country the previous day.

The fatality toll now stood at 2,906, while a total of 212,713 infections have been confirmed across the country.

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NCDC also updated the discharged to 204,379.

It said that the 86 new cases were reported from seven states.

These are Kaduna (41), Lagos (24), Osun (10), Bauchi (6), Ekiti (2), Ondo (2), and Edo (1).

The NCDC said that the country currently had 5,428 active coronavirus cases, while a total of 3,340,313 blood samples have been tested since the pandemic began across the country.

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