Nigeria records 338 new COVID-19 cases, total infections near 6,000

  Nigeria on Sunday recorded a marked increase in the number of coronavirus disease cases in the country with 338 new infections. The latest figure was nearly two times the number of cases recorded on Saturday, which was 176. Lagos State alone had 177 cases on Sunday, one more than the 176 recorded by the entire country on Saturday. Lagos State was followed by Kano State with 64 cases and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, which had 21 new infections. Rivers, Plateau and Oyo states recorded 16, 14 and 11…

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Nigeria records 338 new Covid-19 cases

  Nigeria on Sunday recorded a massive spike in confirmed coronavirus cases with the figures jumping to 338 from 176 (on Saturday), according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In a tweet posted late Sunday, the NCDC also said deaths from coronavirus now stood at 182 – six more over the figures released on Saturday. According to the NCDC, Lagos accounted for 177 of the new infections, while Kano State recorded 64 of them to place second. FCT had 21 to place third. However, the NCDC also said…

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