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74 new COVID-19 infections take Nigeria’s total caseload to 163,911. More recoveries confirmed



Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 74 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 and the Federal Capital Territory.

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 2,061 as of Tuesday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 163,911.

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However, Nigeria has recorded 154,225 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 (30), Enugu (11), FCT (11), Akwa Ibom (8), Osun (5), Kaduna (4), Ebonyi (2), Rivers (2), and Ekiti (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 163,911.

“Discharged: 154,225 AND Deaths: 2,061.”

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