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371 new COVID-19 infections take Nigeria’s total caseload to 158,906. Deaths, recoveries updated

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Nigeria on Monday recorded 371 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 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,982 as of Monday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 158,906.

However, Nigeria has recorded 138,502 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 (102), Enugu (65), Edo (56), FCT (23), Ogun (20), Osun (18), Bayelsa (18), Rivers (15), Kaduna (14), and Plateau (10).

Others are – Oyo (8), Bauchi (7), Kano (5), Delta (4), Nasarawa (3), Niger (2), and Ekiti (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 158,906.

“Discharged: 138,502 AND Deaths: 1,982.”

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