COVID-19: Nigeria crosses 120,000 cases with 1,633 new infection

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Nigeria on Saturday recorded 1,633 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,502 as of Saturday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 120,602.

Meanwhile, Nigeria has recorded 95,901 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country in February last year.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (498), Plateau (214), FCT (176), Rivers (99), Kaduna (98), Edo (87), Anambra (86), Akwa Ibom (50), Osun (47), Kano (40), and Oyo (40).

Others are – Kwara (39), Ebonyi (28), Niger (28), Taraba (28), Ogun (27), Ondo (21), Ekiti (12), Katsina (7), Borno (6), and Delta (2).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 120,602.

“Discharged: 95,901 AND Deaths: 1,502.”

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