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Four patients recover from COVID-19 as NCDC records 56 fresh infections


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says four more patients have recovered from coronavirus after treatment, adding that they have been discharged from various isolation centres across the country.

This is just as the agency disclosed that the country has registered 56 new infections as of July 4, 2021.

The NCDC gave this indication through its verified website on Sunday.

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The latest development brings Nigeria’s COVID-19 active cases to 1,356 with the majority in stable condition.

The public health agency stated that the 56 new infections were registered from Lagos – 47, the FCT – 6, Ogun – 2, and Gombe – 1.

“Monday’s report includes nine states with no reported cases: – Sokoto, Rivers, Imo, Nasarawa, Plateau, Kaduna, Oyo, Ekiti and Kano,” it stated.

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The agency noted that the new cases bring the total case load in the country to 167,859.

The NCDC noted that 164,382 cases have been successfully treated in the country, while zero deaths were registered as of July 4, 2021, leaving Nigeria’s total number of deaths at 2,121.

The NCDC said that the country had successfully tested 2,3 million samples out of over 200 million Nigerians.

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It added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities.