Nigeria logs 444 new COVID-19 cases, NCDC confirmed 11 death related to the virus


Nigeria on Monday reported 444 new coronavirus cases, pushing the country’s total to 174,759.

The NCDC, which made this known via its verified website on Tuesday, added that new cases are reported from 13 states including the country’s capital Abuja.

Apart from Lagos state with 275, the highest daily figure of infections, Rivers ranked second with 63 cases, followed by Akwa Ibom with 62 reported cases, Gombe had 22, while Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) registered eight and four cases respectively.

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Other states include Edo with three and Imo had two infections, while Kano, Nasarawa, Sokoto, Jigawa, and Ebonyi registered one each, respectively.

The country’s related death jump to 2,160 following the register of 11 new fatalities on Monday. also 32 people had recovered and were discharged the total recoveries recorded nationwide stood at 165,037.

The health agency said that the country’s active cases were over 7, 000, having tested more than 2.5 million samples for the virus, out of the country’s roughly 200 million population.

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