Nigeria Records Nine new casualties, death toll rises to 1,382


Nigeria has recorded nine deaths from coronavirus taking the death toll to 1,382 in total.

According to the daily update from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the second wave of the coronavirus has also continued to sweep across Nigeria with 1,398 new infections pushing the total number of infections in the country to 103,999.

The over 100,000 cases were recorded from 23 states, Lagos leading with 542 cases followed by FCT and Oyo with 131 and 120 cases respectively.

Others are: Rivers (113), Plateau (111), Kaduna (71), Kwara (71), Akwa Ibom (34), Sokoto (31), Benue (28), Ogun (27), Kano (26), Kebbi (17), Osun (12), Nasarawa (11), Delta (10), Gombe (10), Bayelsa (9), Borno (9), Edo (8), Ekiti (3), Jigawa (2), and Katsina (2)

Data from NCDC also confirmed that active cases are at 20,062 while persons discharged from hospitals are 82,555.

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