Nigeria records 228 new COVID-19 cases

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Nigeria on Sunday reported 228 new COVID-19 cases in 13 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the FCT reported 110 cases, Gombe 38, Lagos 32, Osun 14 and Taraba 12.

Imo, Kaduna and Kwara reported five cases each, Rivers 4, Borno and Kano two cases each.

Bauchi, Delta, Ekiti and Ogun States all logged a case each.

The agency also reported that there were no new COVID-19-related deaths in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, it noted that 462 people recuperated from the infection and were discharged from hospitals across the country.

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NCDC said that Nigeria’s total infections stand at 252,187.

It also said that 226,408 people have recovered from COVID-19.

Health officials also added that 3,124 people have died from complications after contracting the virus since the start of the pandemic.

On Saturday, Nigeria reported 29 new confirmed cases and no death.

The centre said a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level II, continues to coordinate the national response activities

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