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106 new COVID-19 infections take Nigeria’s total caseload to 162,997. More recoveries confirmed



Nigeria on Thursday recorded 106 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 2,058 as of Thursday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 162,997.

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However, Nigeria has recorded 151,708 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country last year.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (33), FCT (20), Cross River (11), Rivers (11), Kaduna (7), Edo (6), Ondo (6), Nasarawa (3), Ogun (3), Kano (2), Bauchi (2), and Osun (2).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 162,997.

“Discharged: 151,708 AND Deaths: 2,058.”

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