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Nigeria Sees Rise in COVID-19 Cases

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Nigeria recorded new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), announced via the social messaging app Twitter. The agency said that the fresh new cases were recorded across twenty states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The NCDC said that twelve people died from complications arising from the virus on Monday. The number of COVID-19-related deaths has now risen from 789 to 801 while the total number of confirmed cases is presently 37,225.

The NCDC said that 15,333 individuals have been discharged from various isolation facilities across the country as at Monday night.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: FCT (102), Lagos (100), Plateau (52), Kwara (50), Abia (47), Kaduna (35), Benue (34), Oyo (26), Ebonyi (24), Kano (16), Niger (15), Anambra (14), Gombe (12) and Edo (11). The others are – Rivers (6), Nasarawa (5), Delta (5), Borno (3), Enugu (2), Bauchi (2) and Kebbi (1).

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