COVID-19: Nigeria records 519 infections, three new  deaths­


The Nigeria Centre for Disease and Control (NCDC) has recorded an additional 519 COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 200,057.

Lagos recorded the highest number of cases in the country with 120 cases, followed by Ogun with 110 cases and Rivers with 74.

Other states are Edo (63), FCT (58), Oyo (31), Kaduna (15), Bayelsa (11), Cross River (11), Delta (11), Kano (5), Ogun (4), Plateau (3), Adamawa (2) and Gombe (1).

According to the NCDC, 18 persons died of the infection on Tuesday, bringing the total number of fatalities to 2,637.

The agency said a backlog of 110 infections and five deaths were reported from Ondo state on September 13 and 14.

Also, the NCDC data indicate that 292 people were discharged after recovering from the virus.

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