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1,131 new COVID-19 cases take Nigeria’s total to 142,578. Deaths, recoveries updated

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Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 1,131 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 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,702 as of Wednesday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 142,578.

However, Nigeria has recorded 116,947 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country last year.

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The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (297), FCT (194), Kaduna (83), Kano (59), Oyo (58), Taraba (53), Imo (52), Osun (47), Plateau (45), Edo (43), Akwa Ibom (42), and Rivers (42).

Others are – Ogun (29), Kwara (24), Benue (21), Nasarawa (16), Ekiti (7), Bauchi (6), Delta (6), Bayelsa (4), Sokoto (2), and Gombe (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 142,578.

“Discharged: 116,947 AND Deaths: 1,702.”

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