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COVID-19: NCDC Reports 55 New Infections, Total Now 165,110


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 55 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,110.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.

The agency said that 55 new infections with no death were reported in seven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

According to NCDC report, Lagos state led the chart on Friday with 21 new cases, followed by Yobe 19 and Ogun 6, while Akwa Ibom reported 3, Kaduna 2, Plateau 2, FCT 1 and Rivers 1.”

The public health agency noted that 60 people who had recovered from the disease were discharged from isolation centres across the country.

“Our discharges on Friday includes 23 community recoveries in Yobe State, managed in line with guidelines,” it said.

NCDC said till date, 165,110 cases had been confirmed, 155,101 discharged and 2,063 deaths recorded in 36 states and the FCT.

It said that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continued to coordinate the national response activities.




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