Nigeria records 82 new COVID-19 cases


The daily cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria has continued to decline with 82 new infections recorded on Sunday.

This brings the total number of infections in the country to 163,195 cases.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the country’s active cases stood at 9,139 in the last 24 hours with the national recovery rate now at 93.14 per cent of the total caseload.

The new cases were reported from eight states- Lagos (33), Yobe (15), Abia (11), Rivers (10), Imo (five), Akwa Ibom (four) Katsina (two) and Osun (two).

Out of the confirmed cases, 151,998 cases have been discharged and 2,058 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

On a positive note, no new death was recorded from the virus in the last 24 hours while 145 people were treated and discharged from isolation centres across the country.

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