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    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

    COVID-19: Nigeria Records 225 New Infections

    225 new novel coronavirus infections has been confirmed in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory in Nigeria in the past 24 hours.

    The 225 new infections brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infections to 60,655.

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), disclosed this via its official Twitter handle late Tuesday.

    The health agency said that the COVID-19 national death toll stands 1,116 as one new fatality were recorded in last 24 hours. However, 63 patients were discharged after testing negative to the virus.

    The agency via its official website stated that Lagos had the highest number of new cases with 165 new infections on Tuesday. The commercial city is Nigeria’s COVID-19 hot-spot with a total of 20,251 infections and  204 deaths as at today.

    Others states with new cases are: FCT-17, Rivers-13, Ogun-12, Niger-8, Delta-4, Ondo-2, Anambra-1, Edo-1, Ekiti-1 and Kaduna-1.

    NCDC disclosed that it had conducted about 558,313 tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced in the country.

    According to the health agency, on the 13th of October 2020, 225 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria

    Till date, 60655 cases have been confirmed, 52006 cases have been discharged and 1116 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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