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Nigeria records first COVID-19 death in 14 days


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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the country’s first COVID-19 related death for the first time in 14 days.

This was disclosed in the daily report released by the health agency in the early hours of Monday.

WuzupNigeria reported that the nation’s fatality toll stood at 2,061 for two weeks, adding that the last recorded COVID-19-related death was on April 11.

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According to the statement released on the agency’s official Twitter handle, a patient died of complications related to the deadly virus, taking the death toll to 2062.

Meanwhile, the NCDC added that “on the 25th of April 2021, 35 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 164,719 cases have been confirmed, 154,926 cases have been discharged and 2,062 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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“The 35 new cases are reported from 6 states- Lagos (18), Rivers (7), Oyo (6), FCT (2), Ekiti (1), and Kaduna (1).

WuzupNigeria gathered that over 1,870,915 samples have been tested by the health agency nationwide since Nigeria recorded her index case on the 27th of February, 2020.

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

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