Nigeria records 24 new COVID-19 infections


COVID-19: NCDC announces new COVID-19 cases

By Abujah Racheal

No less than twenty-four new COVID-19 infections were recorded on Sunday in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This was disclosed on the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)’s website on Monday.

According to NCDC, Nigeria’s total number of COVID-19 cases increased to 254,525.

Abia reported the highest with seven cases followed by Lagos, Edo and the FCT with six, four, three cases respectively.

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It added that Kaduna state reported two cases, Osun and Rivers reported one case each.

Meanwhile, NCDC said it did not record any fatality for nine days. About 20 people recovered from the virus on Sunday and have been discharged from isolation centres across the country.

Nigeria’s active COVID-19 cases now stand at 2,471, while 3,142 people have died from COVID-19.


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