Nigeria records highest single-day tally as 1,145 fresh infections take total COVID-19 caseload to 76,207. Deaths, recoveries updated

Nigeria on Thursday recorded its highest single-day tally after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 1,145 fresh COVID-19 cases in several parts of the country.

The centre, which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 23 states of the federation and Abuja.

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,201 as of Thursday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 76,207.

Meanwhile, 67,110 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities in the country.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (459), FCT (145), Kaduna (138), Plateau (80), Katsina (70), Gombe (52), Niger (31), Kano (23), Bayelsa (21), Bauchi (18), Ondo (18), Rivers (17), Ogun (12), and Oyo (12).

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Others are – Edo (8), Nasarawa (8), Ebonyi (7), Osun (6), Ekiti (5), Kebbi (5), Borno (4), Jigawa (3), Akwa Ibom (2), and Anambra (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 76,207.

“Discharged: 67,110 AND Deaths: 1,201.”

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