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    Tuesday, November 24, 2020

    COVID-19: Nigeria Records 168 New Infections

    As Nigeria continues its fight against coronavirus, the country on Tuesday recorded 168 new infections in 9 states and Federal Capital Territory with 1 patient reportedly dead from the virus infections.

    With the latest update by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, the total tally of infected people in the country rose to 66,607 .

    NCDC also announced the discharge of 70 patients from isolation centers across the country after tested negative to coronavirus.

    Data obtained from the NCDC’s website shows that, within a 24 hour period, Abuja, the Federal  Capital Territory reported the highest number of day with 61 new infections.
    Lagos, a major financial centre for all of Africa and the economic hub of Nigeria saw 50 new coronavirus infections, while Kaduna, Oyo, and Rivers state reported 27, 12 and 6 Infections respectively .

    Other states with new virus infections as follows: Katsina-5, Ogun-3, Kwara-2, Edo-1 and Kano-1.

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has conducted about 749,136  tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced.

    In summary, on the 24th of November 2020, 168 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

    Till date, 66,607 cases have been confirmed, 62,311 cases have been discharged and 1,169 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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