COVID 19: Nigeria records 471 fresh infections


Nigeria on Sunday recorded 471 fresh covid 19 infections, raising the country’s positive sample to 178,086.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the new cases were recorded in 13 states.

Lagos led the chart with 219 new cases, followed by Akwa Ibom and Ondo states with 102 and 37 infections respectively.

Other states are: Oyo (33), Kwara (19), Rivers (16), Ekiti (15), Delta (14), Ogun (7), FCT (5), Niger (2), Edo (1) and Katsina (1).

Meanwhile, two persons were confirmed to have died of COVID-19 complications on Sunday, raising the country’s total fatality toll to 2,187.

The health agency further reported that 291 new recoveries were reported across the country in the last 24 hours.

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