Nigeria records 796 new COVID-19 infections, its highest daily count since the outbreak


Nigeria recorded an increasing number of covid-19 cases, with 796 new cases recorded in a day.

According to a daily report by NCDC, the country on Friday recorded the highest single-day count of deadly infections in 16 states including the federal capital territory (FCT).

The FCT led the list with 258 new cases followed by Lagos which comes second on the list.

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Other states that are on the list of new cases are; Kaduna-117, Katsina-52, Ogun-27, Kwara-23, Gombe-22, Adamawa-17, Plateau-15, Kano-6, Rivers-2, Ondo-2, Ekiti-2, Nasarawa-2, Sokoto-2, Taraba.

Nigeria’s COVID-19 tally now stands at 72,140, including 1,190 deaths and 65,722 recoveries, while the country has 5228 active cases.

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