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COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,617 New Infections, 14 Deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 1,617 new cases of the  COVID-19 in the country.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Monday.

The public health Institute also reported an additional 14 deaths, bringing the total number of casualties from the virus to 1,449.

It said that till date, the country had recorded 112,004 COVID-19 infections with 89,939 cases successfully treated and discharged in the country.

The NCDC said that the 1,617 new cases were reported from 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the last 24 hours.

The agency said that almost 50 per cent of the new cases recorded on  Monday were from Lagos, with 776 infections.

Other states with new cases were Kaduna-147, Kwara-131, FCT-102, Plateau-78, Edo-59, Ogun-53, Osun-45, Rivers-37, Taraba-36 Nasarawa-34, Adamawa-33, Kano-26, Delta-20, Ebonyi-16, Bayelsa-11, Gombe-11, and Borno-2.

NCDC said that 622 more patients were discharged after testing negative to coronavirus across the country in the last 24 hours.

The health agency said that those discharged included 289 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with the extant guidelines. It said that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, was coordinating response activities nationwide.

 

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