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COVID-19: NCDC Announces 82 New Cases

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed  82 new infections of the COVID-19 in the country.

The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Sunday.

The public health agency said that the infections brought the total number of cases in the country to 67,412.

Nigeria had tested  756,237 persons since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 was announced on Feb. 27, out of which 67,412 were positive.

The agency said the new infections were recorded in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The public health agency announced two additional deaths and  also disclosed that 236 patients recovered from the infection and were discharged after testing negative.

The NCDC stated that those discharged included 136 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.

“A breakdown of cases by state can be found via covid-19.ncdc.gov.ng,” it noted.

It stated that Lagos State recorded the highest number of cases with 48, followed by Rivers, 8, Kwara and Yobe, 6 each and Katsina 5.

Other states were FCT, 3, Nasarawa, 2, Plateau, 1, Ogun, 1, Kano, 1 and Osun, 1.

According to it, as of November 2020, 82 new confirmed cases were recorded in the country.

The NCDC said that till date, 67,412 cases were confirmed, 63,055 cases discharged and 1,173 deaths recorded in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

 

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