Nigeria Confirms 481 New COVID-19 Cases As FCT Leads Daily Infections

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Nigeria has recorded 481 new cases of the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19, a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed late Thursday.

The national disease agency revealed that the Federal Capital Territory had the highest number of infections on Thursday with 96 cases, with Lagos State following with 89 cases.

The new data equally indicated that Nigeria’s total COVID-19 infections now stand at 42,689 with the fifteen states in the country confirming fresh cases from the pandemic. Other states read as follows:  Plateau-68 Ogun-49 Edo-44 Rivers-43 Oyo-25 Osun-23 Delta-15 Enugu-11 Kano-7 Kaduna-7 Bauchi-2 Bayelsa-1 Yobe-1

Since the outbreak of the disease in late February, 19,270 persons infected with the virus have been successfully treated and discharged, the NCDC data revealed with 878 deaths reported.

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