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    COVID-19: Nigeria Reports Six Additional Deaths, 432 New Cases

    Nigeria's daily coronavirus infections dropped below the 500 mark on Wednesday for the third consecutive days.

    The country’s single day count of COVID-19 infections maintained a downward trajectory with 432 new cases recorded in past 24 hours.

    A total of 249,586 people have now been confirmed to have contracted coronavirus in Nigeria since the start of the pandemic in February 2020.

    Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this  in its daily COVID-19 update via its official Facebook page. 

    The health authourity sadly reported six additional COVID-19 deaths, raising the total fatality in the country to 3,092.

    Meanwhile, 644 patients were discharged on Wednesday after recovering from the infectious disease. With the new figure, the total number of COVID-19 recoveries in Nigeria stands at 220,839.

    It also stated that the country’s active cases dropped by 281 and currently stood at 25,655 in the last 24 hours

    According to the data released by NCDC, the new cases were reported across 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

    The breakdown showed that Lagos, the epicentre of the pandemic in the country, accounted for the highest number of infections with 163 cases.

    NCDC noted that the 163 cases reported in Lagos state are for 11th (10) and 12th (153) January.

    Followed by Rivers, the third most affected by COVID-19 in Nigeria reported 109 cases.

    Others states with new cases are Imo-27, Edo-16, Kaduna-15, Kwara-14, FCT-13, Oyo-13, Kano-12, Akwa Ibom-10, Delta-10, Bauchi-9, Jigawa-9, Ekiti-8 and Borno-4.

    While Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Plateau, Sokoto States reported zero cases in the past  24 hours.

    It also stated that 10 cases reported in Akwa Ibom state are for 10th (7) and 11th (3) January.

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