COVID-19: NCDC confirms 223 new cases, One death recorded


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the country has recorded 223 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 63,731.

The NCDC disclosed on its verified twitter handle on Friday night that one death was recorded, bringing the total death tally to 1154.

The tweet read: “Till date, 63731 cases have been confirmed, 59844 cases have been discharged and 1154 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 223 new cases are reported from 17 states- Lagos (85), FCT (35), Akwa Ibom (24), Enugu (18), Plateau (13), Rivers (10), Abia (7), Ebonyi (6), Anambra (5), Adamawa (4), Bauchi (3), Imo (3), Ogun (3), Oyo (3), Kwara (2), Osun (1), Taraba (1),” the NCDC said.







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