COVID-19: Nigeria records two fatalities, 87 new infections

COVID-19: Nigeria records two fatalities, 87 new infections
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced two more COVID-19 related deaths and 87 fresh cases in the country.

The NCDC published the update via its official website on Friday morning.

It said that the 87 new infections on Thursday were a decrease from the 209 infections reported on Wednesday.

The public health institute said the new infections were recorded across seven states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday. – “Zamfara-29, the FCT-25, Rivers-11, Kano-8, Bauchi-5, Gombe-4, Lagos-3 and Taraba-2.

“The latest report includes zero cases from Delta, Edo, Sokoto and Taraba States,” it said.

The NCDC said that the new cases took the country’s total confirmed cases to 212,446, adding, in all, 204,047 of those infected have recovered while 2,902 people died.

It said that the country currently had 5,688 active coronavirus cases, while 3,340,313 blood samples had been tested since the pandemic began.

The NCDC also said a multi-sectoral national emergency operations center, activated at Level 2, has continued to coordinate the national response activities.

NAN

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