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97 new COVID-19 cases take Nigeria’s total to 162,275. Deaths, recoveries updated

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Nigeria on Thursday recorded 97 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 2,036 as of Thursday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 162,275.

However, Nigeria has recorded 149,882 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 (50), Kaduna (12), FCT (10), Bayelsa (8), Imo (3), Kwara (3), Bauchi (2), Osun (2), Akwa Ibom (1), Edo (1), Kano (1), Ogun (1), Oyo (1), Plateau (1), and Zamfara (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 162,275.

“Discharged: 149,882 AND Deaths: 2,036.”

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