NCDC Confirms 157 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Now 65,305



The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the country has recorded 157 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 65,305.

NCDC data published on its verified Twitter handle on Monday night also shows that 89 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged from various isolation centres across this country.

No new death linked to disease was also recorded within the last 24 hours, leaving the fatality toll at 1,163.

However, an additional 157 new cases were from reported from nine states with Lagos topping with 97 infections.

“On the 16th of November 2020, 157 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,

Till date, 65,305 cases have been confirmed, 61,162 cases have been discharged and 1,163 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,

The 157 new cases are reported from 9 states- Lagos (97), Oyo (37), Kaduna (9), Bayelsa (3), Edo (3), Ekiti (3), Ondo (2), Osun (2) and Plateau (1),” the NCDC said.

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