Nigeria records seven more deaths, 104 new COVID-19 cases


Nigeria on Sunday reported seven more deaths from complications related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, authorities have said. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in its latest update on the outbreak of the disease in the country.

In a late-night tweet, it noted that the new fatalities recorded have raised the death toll from the disease in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory to 2,048. Similarly, the health agency which is responsible for the management of disease outbreaks in the country said 104 new cases were confirmed from 11 states and the nation’s capital.

Of the new infections, Lagos reported the highest figure – 48, followed by Enugu – 16, Kwara – eight, and Kaduna – six. Others are Plateau – five, Kano – five, Rivers – four, FCT – four, Ogun – four, Edo – two, Ekiti – one, and Katsina – one.


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