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130 new COVID-19 infections take Nigeria’s total caseload to 161,539. More recoveries confirmed

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Nigeria on Friday recorded 130 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 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 2,027 as of Friday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 161,539.

However, Nigeria has recorded 147,581 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 (46), Ogun (19), Kwara (18), FCT (12), Kaduna (10), Ekiti (6), Abia (5), Edo (3), Sokoto (3), Osun (3), Niger (2), Oyo (2), and Akwa Ibom (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 161,539.

“Discharged: 147,581 AND Deaths: 2,027.”

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