Nigeria records more COVID-19 deaths as NCDC confirms new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday confirmed 212 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

NCDC in a tweet on Friday said a total of eight states have recorded 212 infections in the country in the last 24 hours.

According to the agency, the 212 new cases brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infection cases to 61,194.

It stated that there were 110 COVID-19 patients discharged across the country in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of successfully treated cases to 52,304.

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The NCDC further stated that the nation recorded three new related COVID-19 deaths, adding that the national death toll is now 1,119.

According to it, the eight states with new infection are Lagos-85; Oyo-72; FCT-21; Ogun and Plateau-11 each; Katsina-6; Kaduna-5 and Osun.

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