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Nigeria Confirms 1270 New COVID19 Cases


Nigeria on Wednesday confirmed over 1,000 new Coronavirus infections.

The new infections were announced in a statement late on Wednesday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The data from NCDC indicates that 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded the new infections. Also, 12 COVID19 related fatalities were equally recorded.

Lagos state recorded a slight reprieve from the over 600 daily cases it has turned out in the last several days. The most endemic state for the virus recorded 435 new cases.

FCT followed with 234 infections, while Oyo-103, Plateau-86, Rivers-71 and Enugu-51 make up the top six states.

102,601 infections have been confirmed so far, with 81,574 recoveries and 1,373 deaths.


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