Nigeria confirms one more death, as casualty tally rises to 2,126


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 159 COVID-19 infections, raising the country’s case tally to 169,074.

According to the NCDC, the infections were reported from seven states and the federal capital territory (FCT) on Thursday.

Lagos recorded 119 positive samples, representing 74.84 percent out of the 159 cases reported.

Other states that recorded infections include Akwa Ibom (19), Rivers (11), Ogun (5), Ekiti (2), FCT (1), Delta, (1), and Kwara (1).

The agency, however, said Lagos data include cases from Wednesday.

Thursday’s report had a low number of recoveries which stood at 10, bringing the recovery figure to 164,662.

Meanwhile, one person died from COVID 19 complications, raising the death toll to 2,126.



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