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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases 41,804 with 624 infections ; deaths now 868



Nigeria on Tuesday night recorded 624 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirming this on its Twitter handle, said the fresh cases were recorded in 17 states of the federation and Abuja.

The health agency also disclosed that eight people died from complications resulting from the virus on Tuesday.

The number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 860 to 868 while the total number of confirmed cases increased to 41,804. Numbers of patients discharged from various isolation facilities across the country as at Tuesday night is 18,764 .

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis is as follows: Lagos (212), Oyo (69), Niger (49), Kano (37), Osun (37), FCT (35), Plateau (34), Gombe (33) and, Edo (28).

Others are – Enugu (28), Ebonyi (17), Delta (10), Katsina (9), Ogun (8), Rivers (7), Ondo (5), Kaduna (4) and, Nasarawa (2).

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