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    Monday, October 19, 2020

    Nigeria Records 118 New COVID-19 Infections

    With the latest update on the novel  coronavirus, the tally of infected people in the country rose to 61,558, as Nigeria recorded 118 new cases of COVID-19 with no new deaths in 9 states and the Federal Capital Territory. 

    Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this via its official Twitter handle.

    NCDC also announced the discharge of 86 patients from isolation centers in the country.

    Data obtained from NCDC website shows that Lagos recorded the highest number of cases with 55, while Rivers had 26 cases, Imo reported 12 cases and Osun confirmed 8 cases.

    Other states with new infections are Plateau-6, FCT-5, Kaduna-4, Ogun-3, Edo-2 and Niger-1.

    Since the beginning of the outbreak in Nigeria in February, more than 590,635 samples have been tested by NCDC, out of which 61,558 were positive.

    According to the health agency on On the 19th of October 2020, 118 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

    Till date, 61,558 cases have been confirmed, 56,697 cases have been discharged and 1,125 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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