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Nigeria records 156 new cases of COVID-19 – NCDC


NCDC COVID-19 death toll discharge new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 156 new cases of COVID-19 nationwide on the 27th of April 2021.

In a statement released by the NCDC on its verified Twitter handle in the early hours of Wednesday, the total confirmed cases in the country has risen to 164,912 cases.

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According to the NCDC, a total of “155,012 cases have been discharged and 2,063 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

This means that a total of 49 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the toll from 154,963 on Monday to 155,012 on Tuesday.

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However, in the last 24-hours, the NCDC confirmed that a single patient died of complications relating to the deadly virus.

The 516 new cases are reported from 11 states- Lagos-50, Enugu-43, Adamawa-40, FCT-8, Ogun-5, Akwa Ibom-3, Plateau-3, Jigawa-1, Kaduna-1, Oyo-1 and Rivers-1.

“Today’s report includes: Data from Enugu State are recorded on the 20th- 26th of April, 2021, while Adamawa State cases are recorded over the period of two weeks,” the NCDC noted.

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