18/01/2022

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Nigeria records more COVID-19 cases

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…FCT records highest infection rate

Nigeria recorded 1,547 cases of COVID-19 infections, on Sunday, bringing the country’s total to 237,561 since the outbreak of the virus on Feb. 27, 2020.

The virus has also taken 3,022 lives in Nigeria so far.

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Nigeria has treated and discharged 212,550 of those infected. 193 of them were discharged from hospitals on Sunday.

The National Centre for Disease Control stated that Sunday’s infections were recorded in nine states and the FCT.

FCT took over the lead from Lagos State on Sunday as it recorded 806 infections compared to 401 recorded by the latter.

Borno had 166 infections, Oyo State had 78 infections, Ogun State had 47, and Osun State had 30, while Ekiti State and Katsina State had seven infections each.
Kano State had four new infections, while Jigawa had one.

Nigeria has also taken 3,751,696 samples since the outbreak of the virus. (NAN)

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