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    COVID-19: NCDC Reports Additional 13 Infections

    Nigeria’s commercial hub and coronavirus pandemic epicentre, Lagos, on Saturday, once again took the lead of the country’s new COVID-19 infections.

    Out of the 13 new cases confirmed by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 6 infections.

    The remaining seven cases was contributed by Kano, Rivers States and the Federal Capital Territory with 3, 3 and 1 infections  respectively.

    NCDC added that Abia, Delta, Kaduna and Sokoto States reported no cases.

    No new death was recorded, according to the health officials.

    Since the country recorded its first cases in February 2020, the NCDC has confirmed a total of 255,937 cases from the 5,152,011 tested so far as today.

    Of the confirmed cases, 249,996 people who tested positive for the disease have recovered and have been discharged, including 19 recoveries recorded on Saturday. While the nation’s death toll stands at 3,143.

    The NCDC revealed that 2,798 cases were active in various parts of the country.

    It also noted that this report includes data from 19th and 20th May, 2022.

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