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643 new COVID-19 cases take Nigeria’s total to 140,391. Deaths, recoveries updated

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Nigeria on Monday recorded 643 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 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,673 as of Monday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 140,391.

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However, Nigeria has recorded 114,635 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: Oyo (88), Lagos (86), Rivers (55), Edo (54), Akwa Ibom (53), Adamawa (52), Plateau (45), Kaduna (41), FCT (34), and Kwara (27).

Others are – Benue (20), Kano (19), Delta (18), Nasarawa (16), Niger (15), Bayelsa (11), Borno (5), Bauchi (2), and Sokoto (2).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 140,391.

“Discharged: 114,635 AND Deaths: 1,673.”

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