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    Thursday, October 22, 2020

    Nigeria Records 2 Additional Deaths, 138 New COVID-19 Infections

    Nigeria has recorded 138 new cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 with 2 coronavirus related deaths recorded in 12 states and Federal Capital Territory in the last 24 hours.

    With the new confirmed cases on Thursday, a total of 61,805  COVID-19 infections have now been recorded across the country.

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this via its official website.

    105 patients were discharged from isolation centers across the country.

    Kastina reported 44 cases of the new virus confirmed, followed by Lagos with 35 cases, while Kwara, Kaduna and Plateau recorded 15, 13, and 7 cases respectively.

    Other states with new cases include:  Imo (6), Adamawa (5) Rivers (4), Yobe (3), Ogun (2), Oyo (2), Osun (1) and FCT (1).

    Since the beginning of the outbreak in Nigeria in February, more than 595,283 samples have been tested by NCDC, out of which 61,805 were positive.

    According to the NCDC, on the 22nd of October 2020, 138 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

    Till date, 61,805 cases have been confirmed, 56,985 cases have been discharged and 1,127 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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