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COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 674 New Cases




Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 674 new COVID-19 infections and eight deaths.

The NCDC stated this on its website on Friday morning.

This brings the total number of infections in the country to 185 267.

It said the additional infections on Thursday were reported in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with Lagos State recording 355 cases, indicating it still remained the nation’s epicentre of the virus.

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“Amongst others were: Rivers (87), FCT (38), Ogun (33) Akwa Ibom (32), Oyo (32), Edo (22), Ekiti (20), Kwara (17), Delta (12), Bayelsa (8), Gombe (5) Kaduna, and Osun four each.

“While Enugu and Nasarawa recorded two each, and Plateau, one. Today’s report includes zero cases from Abia, Kano and Ondo States,” it stated.

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