Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Records 77 Fresh COVID-19 Infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed 77 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

Giving the latest update via their website, the agency said that the new infections brought the nation’s confirmed cases to 61,882.

The reports also showed that two COVID-19 related deaths in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory in the last 24 hours in the country. However, the number of recoveries stood at 57,190, as 205 patients were discharged across the nation in the last 24 hours.

The NCDC said that Lagos recorded the bulk of the new infections with 11 cases, while Kaduna, Rivers and FCT confirmed 20, 19 and 4 new cases. Others were; Osun state with  3 cases  of the virus, Ondo, Sokoto, Kwara and Benue confirmed 2 cases each, while Imo and Ogun reported 1 case each.

The public health agency noted that it was the first time conducting 602,239 tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced. According to it, as at Oct. 24, 2020, 77 new confirmed cases and two deaths were recorded in the country.

The agency noted that till date, 61,882 cases were confirmed, 57,190 cases discharged and 1,129 deaths recorded in 36 states of the federation and the FCT.

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