NCDC CONFIRMS NEW CASES OF COVID-19

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 157 new cases of the coronavirus in Nigeria.

It said the 157 new cases were reported from nine states in the country bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 65,305.

The Health Agency said the 157 new cases were reported from nine states with Lagos having 97 cases, Oyo 37, Kaduna 9, Bayelsa 3, Edo 3, Ekiti 3, Ondo 2, Osun 2 and Plateau State one.

The NCDC stated that the death toll was still 1,163 as no death was recorded in the last 24 hours.

It also said that recoveries had improved, adding that of the over 65,000 total about 61,162 persons had been discharged from hospital after treatment while about 4,000 active cases remained in the country.



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