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Nigeria Centre Disease Control Records 145 New COVID-19 Infections

Nigeria recorded 145 new cases of COVID-19 in eight states on Monday, according to new data from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The update takes Nigeria’s caseload to 67, 557, the fifth highest in Africa behind only Ethiopia, Egypt, Morocco and South Africa. But the total death toll remains 1,173 as no fatality was recorded from the…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise Again With 223 New Infections

Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed 223 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the number of infected people in the country to 63,731. According to the official records, one death has been confirmed the last 24 hours. This brings the death toll to 1,154. The update also noted that the 223 new cases…

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288 More Stranded Nigerians Return From UAE, Total Evacuees Now 2,641

The Federal Government has confirmed the return of two hundred and eighty-eight more Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), taking the number of evacuees from the western Asian country to 2,641. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this in on their official Twitter page explaining that the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,…

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Five More COVID-19 Deaths Recorded In Lagos State

The Lagos State Government has confirmed five more COVID-19 related deaths increasing the state’s death toll to 72. According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who disclosed the news in a Situation Report for June 8, seven COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours in three states with Lagos having five while Kano…

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NCDC Revises Coronavirus Tally To 541, Apologizes To Ekiti For Reporting New Case

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported that the cases of coronavirus has risen to 542 but now they’re apologizing to the Ekiti State Government for mistakenly announcing one new case in the state. NCDC had initially recorded 49 new cases in five states and the Federal Capital Territory. They noted that 23 of the…

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