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    Thursday, July 15, 2021

    Nigeria Records 1 More Death, 159 New COVID-19 Infections

    Nigeria reported 159 new COVID-19 cases and 1 more death due to the infection.

    The nationwide infections rose to 169,074, according to the data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC late Thursday.

    Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s, which saw 48 new infections reported

    The country's COVID-19 recovery rate has been dropping lately, with the recent update, the nation’s reported 10 COVID-19 recovery on Thursday, taking the country's cumulative COVID-19 recoveries to 164,662.

    Active cases in Nigeria further increased to 2,286 from 2,138 its the previous day.

    However, the nation registered 1 new COVID-19 death in the same period of 24 hours. The total COVID-19 deaths toll now stands at 2,126.

    NCDC data showed that the new cases were reported across 7 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

    A breakdown of cases by state as follows, Lagos-119, Akwa Ibom-19, Rivers-11, Ogun-5, Ekiti-2, FCT-1, Delta-1 and Kwara-1.

    According to NCDC, today’s report includes, data from Lagos State for 14th July, 2021, also six states with zero cases reported: Plateau, Sokoto, Kano, Oyo Ondo and Kaduna.

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