Nigeria records 1,303 new cases of COVID-19, total now 124,299

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Nigeria, on Tuesday, recorded 1,303 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,522 as of Tuesday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 124,299.

Meanwhile, country has recorded 99,276 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country in February last year.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (478), FCT (211), Nasarawa (83), Rivers (72), Kwara (42), Edo (36), Ondo (34), Benue (32), Kaduna (32), Katsina (26), Plateau (26), Kano (25), Taraba (25), Osun (22), Delta (21), and Oyo (21).

Others are – Niger (19), Sokoto (18), Ebonyi (17), Ekiti (14), Gombe (13), Ogun (12), Bauchi (11), Zamfara (8), Borno (4), and Jigawa (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 124,299.

“Discharged: 99,276 and deaths: 1,522.”


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