Nigeria records 74 new infections as COVID-19 cases hit 211,961

Nigeria records 74 new infections as COVID-19 cases hit 211,961
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections, which included 74 new cases recorded on Sunday, have risen to 211,961.

This is just as the agency said the 74 new cases indicated a decrease of 14 from earlier 89 infections registered nationwide on Saturday.

The NCDC also disclosed that one new death was recorded in the last 24 hours.

It stated that Benue reported the highest number of new infections with 49 cases, followed by Enugu and Osun states with six cases each.

Kano State reported five new infections; Oyo reported four infections; FCT had two infections, while Bayelsa and Ogun States had one each.

Out of the 211,961 infections, 203,121 cases have been treated and discharged.

As of Monday, the total death toll nationwide stands at 2,896.

The NCDC added that currently, there were 5,817 active Coronavirus cases in the country.

It stated also that 3,298,966 blood samples had been tested since the pandemic began in 2020.

(NAN)

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