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COVID-19: NCDC records 43 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday recorded 43 new cases of COVID-19.

This brings the total number of infections in the country to 165,944.

The agency stated that there was no new death linked to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in the country.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.

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The Agency added that the new cases were recorded in 5 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“The breakdown of the new infections are Lagos-32, Rivers-7, FCT-2, Akwa Ibom-1 and Kaduna-1.

“Today’s report includes zero cases reported from Plateau, Nasarawa, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti, and Sokoto States,” the NCDC noted.

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It stated that three persons who recovered from the disease had been discharged from isolation centres across the country.

The health agency revealed that to date, a total of 165,944 cases had been confirmed, 156,462 cases discharged and 2,067 deaths recorded in 36 states and the FCT.

It said that over two million people had been tested since the beginning of the pandemic on Feb. 27, 2020.

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The agency added that a multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continued to coordinate the national response activities.

 

It also said that there were over 7,000 active cases in the country.

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