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COVID-19: NCDC Records Eight Deaths, 344 New Cases




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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded eight new deaths from the ravaging COVID-19.

This brings the total fatality in the country to 2,731.

The health agency also recorded 344 additional cases across the country.

The disease centre said the latest figure of confirmed cases has increased Nigeria’s infection toll to 206,623, including 9,355 active cases.

FCT recorded the highest figure of 75 while Lagos State came second on the log with 63 infections and Rivers State in the South-south recorded 45 to rank third.

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Kaduna State in the North-west recorded 33 cases, followed by Plateau with 22 cases; Edo, 16; Benue, 13: Kano, 12; while Cross River and Delta states recorded 11 cases each.

Also, Anambra and Abia recorded nine and eight cases respectively, followed by Jigawa with seven cases.

Bauchi, Ekiti and Kwara states recorded similar cases of four each, Oyo State recorded two cases while Akwa Ibom and Nasarawa recorded a single case each.

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