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Nigeria Records Highest Daily Number Of COVID-19 Cases




SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 1,354 new cases of coronavirus disease, making it the highest number of infections recorded in a day in the country.

The fresh cases were confirmed in a tweet via the official Twitter account of the NCDC on Tuesday night.

The health agency also confirmed one death from the ravaging virus across the country.

The new cases brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 92,705 with 76,396 discharged and 1,319.

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NCDC tweeted, “1354 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-712, FCT-145, Plateau-117, Kwara-81, Kaduna-54, Sokoto-39, Oyo-38, Rivers-37, Gombe-21, Enugu-20, Akwa Ibom-16, Bauchi-14, Delta-14, Ebonyi-13, Anambra-9, Taraba-8, Edo-8, Kano-3, Osun-2, Ekiti-2, Ogun-1.

“92,705 confirmed, 76,396 discharged, 1,319 deaths.”

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