33 recover, 17 die as Nigeria reports 248 fresh COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the confirmation of 248 fresh Coronavirus disease infection in the country.

Also, statistics released by the disease agency Sunday evening showed that 33 patients recovered while 17 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.

The new confirmed figure brings the total number of cases nationwide to 4399, out of which 778 patients have recovered while 143 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 248 new cases are reported from 17 states: Lagos(81), Jigawa(35), Borno(26), Kano(26), Bauchi(20),FCT(13), Edo(12), Sokoto(10), Zamfara(7), Kwara(4), Kebbi(4), Gombe(2), Taraba(2), Ogun(2), Ekiti (2), Osun(1), Bayelsa(1).

So far, 23,835 tests have been conducted while 3,478 are active cases nationwide.

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