Nigeria records 379 COVID infection, death tally rises to 2,556


Nigeria has recorded an additional 379 Covid 19 infections in the country.

According to the agency’s update for September 6 2021, the new infections were reported in 17 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

Lagos led the infection chart with 138 cases, followed by Rivers and FCT with 44 and 26 cases respectively.

Others are: Ekiti (23), Oyo (22), Akwa Ibom (18), Adamawa (17), Delta (17), Anambra (15), Edo (14), Ogun (13), Bayelsa (8), Niger (7), Kwara (6), Gombe (5), Plateau (4), Kaduna (1), and Kano (1).

As the number of positive samples rise, there’s also been a significant increase in the number of recoveries. In the last 24 hours, 353 persons were discharged from different isolation centres across the country after successful treatment.

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also confirmed that 4 persons died of COVID-19 complications, raising the country’s fatality toll to 2,556.

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