Nigeria has recorded 300 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on Sunday.
The public disease agency said after some weeks of recording a low number of cases in the country, the 300 new cases bring the total number of infections in Nigeria to 64,090.
The health agency also announced the discharge of 26 patients from isolation centers across the country, noting that the country’s epicenter, Lagos, reported 255 new COVID-19 cases, its highest number of single-day infections since August 22.
This is coming 24 hours after the state recorded no new case of the virus. The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has 27 infections; Oyo 10; Kaduna 5; Ondo 2 and Kano 1.
300 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,154 deaths pic.twitter.com/ILq1YuzG5d
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) November 8, 2020
According to the NCDC, 26 COVID-19 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours with 59,910 as the total number of successfully treated cases in the country.
The public health agency said that no new COVID-19 deaths were reported during the period as the national death toll remains 1,154 for the fourth consecutive day.
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