Nigeria records 1,244 COVID 19 cases, infection tally rises to 101,331


As the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across the country, Nigeria has recorded 1,244 new infections taking the total confirmed cases to 101,331.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, the 1,244 new infections were recorded from 18 states, with Lagos topping with 774 cases, followed by FCT and Plateau with 125 and 102 infections respectively.

Others are; Anambra (47), Ondo (46), Rivers (27), Edo (18), Kaduna (16), Ogun (16), Gombe (16), Bauchi (11), Kano (11), Nasarawa (10), Akwa Ibom (7), Sokoto (7), Borno (5), Ekiti (4), and Zamfara (2)

Meanwhile, the spike in infection is also feeding through into fatalities as three deaths recorded have taken death toll to 1,361, active cases have also risen to 19,479 while persons discharged from hospitals across the country are at 80,491.

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