Nigeria records 295 COVID infections, six deaths


Nigeria has reported an additional 295 new COVID 19 infections.

The new positive samples for Tuesday the 28th of September, were recorded in 19 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the FCT recorded the highest figure with 81 cases, followed by Gombe with 43 and Osun with 32.

Other states that reported cases are Kaduna (25), Rivers (20), Delta (17), Edo (14), Ogun (11), Oyo (9), Plateau (9), Akwa Ibom (7), Bayelsa (7), Zamfara (6), Kano (4), Ondo (3), Abia (2), Nasarawa (2), Benue (1), Ekiti (1), and Niger (1).

The NCDC said 317 people were discharged after recovering from the infection.

Meanwhile, six persons died of COVID-19 related complications, bringing the total fatalities in the country to 2,695.

According to the NCDC, two deaths were reported in Delta state on September 23 and September 26.

So far, 205,047 infections and 193,260 recoveries have been recorded across the country

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