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Nigeria Records 155 New COVID-19 Infections As Toll Exceed 66,000

Nigeria on Sunday announced 155 new infections of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases in the country to 66,383. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) who made this known on its verified website said that 192 patients have recovered while one died from the infection related complications in the last…

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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Records 143 New COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria has recorded 143 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country, Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the update via its verified website on Friday night. The public health agency said that the infections brought the total number of cases in the country to 65,982. Nigeria has so far tested over 700,000 people since the first confirmed case…

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Nigeria Records Two New COVID-19 Deaths, 146 More Infections

Nigeria on Thursday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, the first time in six days that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded fatalities from the disease. Disclosed by the public disease agency at the daily briefing on the pandemic, the two additional deaths brought Nigeria’s total fatality toll to 1,165. Nigeria also recorded 146 new cases. With the…

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Nigeria Records 236 New Infections Of COVID-19 In 14 States — 142 In Lagos

Nigeria has recorded 236 new coronavirus infections in 13 states and the federal capital territory (FCT), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed on Wednesday November 18. The agency’s new positive samples is the highest in nine days — the country recorded 300 new samples on November 8. According to the breakdown, Lagos alone accounted for…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 152 New Cases, No Deaths In Four Consecutive Days

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 152 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s infection toll to 65,457 and  keeping it fifth on the list of African countries hardest hit, behind Ethiopia, Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa. According to official data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), zero death was also confirmed making it four consecutive days…

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Nigeria Records 157 New Cases Of COVID-19, Toll Now 65,305

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night announced 157 new COVID-19 cases in the country. According to the public health agency, the new cases were from nine states, with Lagos logging 97 of them. There was no Coronavirus-related death in the past 24 hours and the toll remains unchanged at 1,163, NCDC said It also…

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COVID-19: Lagos Tops Nigeria’s Infections As NCDC Records 152 New Cases

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 152 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, with Lagos topping the chart with 136 cases. This was made this known via the public disease agency’s verified website on Sunday November 15. The breakdown of the states with the new cases are Lagos-136, Kano-4, Niger-3, Ekiti-2, Kaduna-2,…

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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Confirms 156 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 156 new cases of COVID-19 and one death from the virus, new data by the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control showed Friday night. With the latest update, Nigeria’s COVID-19 infection toll increased to 64,884, keeping it fifth on the list of African countries hit hardest, behind Ethiopia, Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa. The…

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Nigeria And UNICEF Join Forces To Combat COVID-19 Misinformation With ‘Chatbot’ Launch

The Nigerian government has teamed up with United Nations’ children agency, UNICEF to launch an SMS-based interactive ’chatbot’ to combat the spread of fake news and misinformation about COVID-19 amid an imminent second wave of the pandemic in the country, The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday said it launched the an instant messaging platform to  provide…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Records 180 New Cases, Two More Deaths

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 180 new cases of COVID-19, according to a new data by the country’s infectious disease agency, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The report also noted that two deaths were also recorded from the virus. With the latest update, Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll increased to 64,516, making it fifth on the list of African countries hit hardest, behind…

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