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205 new COVID-19 cases take Nigeria’s total to 160,537. Deaths, recoveries updated



Nigeria on Saturday recorded 205 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 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 2,013 as of Saturday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 160,537.

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However, Nigeria has recorded 144,714 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: Ondo (33), Lagos (25), FCT (22), Bauchi (21), Akwa Ibom (15), Kaduna (14), Katsina (13), and Ogun (13).

Others are – Rivers (11), Edo (8), Ekiti (4), Imo (4), Kano (3), Nasarawa (2), and Niger (2).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 160,537.

“Discharged: 144,714 AND Deaths: 2,013.”

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