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48 new COVID-19 cases take Nigeria’s total to 162,641. Deaths, recoveries updated

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Nigeria on Monday recorded 48 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 eight states in the country.

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 2,049 as of Monday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 162,641.

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However, Nigeria has recorded 150,466 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 (13), Kaduna (7), Nasarawa (7), Kano (6), Kwara (5), Ondo (4), Akwa Ibom (3), and Osun (3).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 162,641.

“Discharged: 150,466 AND Deaths: 2,049.”

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