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    Saturday, November 7, 2020

    Nigeria Records 59 New COVID-19 Infections

    Despite the measures put in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus infection, Nigeria has continued to report new cases of infections.

    The country on Saturday recorded 59 new COVID-19 infections with no COVID-19 related deaths in 8 states.

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its official Twitter handle.

    NCDC also announced the discharge of 40 patients from isolation centers across the country.

    According to the breakdown released by the health  agency, Kaduna state recorded the highest number of confirmed cases with 28 new infections. While Rivers had 9 Ogun confirmed 8  and Ondo reported 8 infections.

    Also Kano and Niger reported 2 infections each, Kwara and Plateau also confirmed 1 infections each.

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has conducted about 681,599 tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced.

    On the 7th of November 2020, 59 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

    Till date, 63,790 cases have been confirmed, 59,884 cases have been discharged and 1,154 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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