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COVID-19: Nigeria records 459 new cases in 18 states, FCT




On Sunday, Nigeria recorded 459 new COVID-19 cases in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on Monday. The NCDC also recorded 30 COVID-19 related deaths.

The centre said that the new cases posted on Sunday showed a drop from the 964 infections posted on Saturday.

The centre added that Lagos leads in the infections chart with 185 cases, Abia and Oyo, with 38 cases each.

Others are Akwa Ibom and Cross River (33), Osun (24), Ekiti (23), Benue (15), Kwara (14), Kano (12), Delta, and the FCT (10), Edo (nine), Kaduna (five), Ogun (three), Kastina, Nasarawa, and Rivers reported (two), each, while Bayelsa recorded(one).

The News Agency of Nigerians had earlier reported declined from 10,026 active cases as reported on Saturday to 8, 429 on Sunday.


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