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COVID-19: NCDC Reports 8 Deaths, 574 New Infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported  574 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 146,928.

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

The health agency also recorded additional eight COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 1,761 in the last 24 hours.

It stated that the 574 new infections were reported from 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The agency said Kwara State topped the list with 98 infections, followed by Lagos 81, Edo 59 and Ondo 44 cases.

Other states affected by the virus   were  FCT-41, Kano-34, Ogun-33, Kaduna-29, Osun-28, Enugu- 23, Rivers-18, Delta-16, Akwa Ibom-15, Bauchi-12, Imo-10, Borno-8, Niger-8, Kebbi-7, Nasarawa-5 Gombe-3 and Ekiti-2.

The health agency stated that 1,816 people recovered and were discharged, bringing the country total recoveries to 123,009.

The NCDC  added that discharges today included community recoveries in Oyo (1,198), Lagos (227) and Kwara State (53) managed in line with its guidelines.

It said that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, was coordinating response activities nationwide.

The Agency said that there were  now 22,158 active cases across the country in the last 24 hours.

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