COVID-19: Nigeria records 329 new infections, 1689 recoveries


The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the confirmation of 329 new cases of Coronavirus disease infections in the country.

In its latest daily data published Friday night, the disease agency said 1,689 patients recovered from the deadly virus in the past 24 hours while 7 fatalities were recorded nationwide.

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The new figure brings the total number of confirmed cases to 48,445, out of which 35,998 have been treated and discharged while the death toll increased to 973 in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 329 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos(113), Kaduna(49), FCT(33), Plateau(24), Kano(16), Edo(15), Ogun(14), Delta(13), Osun(10), Oyo(8), Ekiti(6) Bayelsa(6), Akwa Ibom(5), Borno(4), Enugu(4), Ebonyi(3), Rivers(2), Bauchi(1), Nasarawa(1), Gombe(1) and Niger(1).

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