Nigeria records 466 new cases, tally rises to 198,239

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Nigeria on Friday recorded 466 cases of coronavirus infections.

The new infections raises the country’s positive sample cases to 198,239.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,NCDC, the infections were logged in 12 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

Lagos recorded the highest figure of infections with 134 cases, followed by Rivers with 82 infections.

Other states are Edo (69), Gombe (39), FCT (32), Kaduna (21), Plateau (20), Benue (19), Kwara (17), Delta (16), Akwa Ibom (10), Bayelsa (5) and Kano (2).

The agency said 183 patients were discharged, while three persons died of COVID complications, bringing total fatality figure to 2,588.




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