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    Monday, March 7, 2022

    COVID-19: 17 New Infections Reported in Nigeria Sunday

    Nigeria recorded 17 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, in four states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory which represented an increase from three cases reported the previous day.

    According to a statement by the Nigeria  Centre for Disease Control NCDC as of Sunday, the country has recorded 254,657 laboratory-confirmed cases. There have been no new Covid-19-related deaths, leaving the confirmed death toll at 3,142.

    Most new cases on Sunday were recorded in Imos state which accounted for eight infections, Oyo had four infections, FCT and Osun recorded two infections  each and Kano had one.

    NCDC added that 8 states reported zero cases: Bauchi, Edo, Ekiti, Kaduna, Ogun, Ondo, Rivers and Sokoto.

    It also noted that today’s cases include 2 confirmed & 15 discharged cases reported in FCT on 5th March 2022.

    NCDC said a total of  249,199 patients have recovered from the infection, as 28 patients were discharged after been clear of the disease on Sunday.

    While the active cases declined to 2,316 from 2,325 it was 72 hours earlier.

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