June 23, 2021


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Nigeria records 64 new COVID-19 cases, says NCDC

NCDC COVID-19 update

NCDC COVID-19 update

Nigeria records 64 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total number of infections in the country to 166, 982, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says.

By Abujah Racheal

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 64 new cases of COVID-19.

The new figure, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said, raised the total number of infections in the country to 166, 982.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria recorded 102 on Tuesday.

The agency said the 64 new cases were reported in 10 states.

The NCDC said the states are Yobe (18), Lagos (16), Delta (10), Katsina (seven), Gombe (five), Edo (two), Kano (two), Rivers (two), Kaduna (one), and Kwara (one).

The centre also said that 2,180,444 people have so far been tested for COVID-19.

The NCDC added that 69 people were discharged on Wednesday after recovering from the infection as total number of people that have recovered from the virus was put at 163,328, while 2,117 have died.

It added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level II, continues to coordinate the national response activities. (NAN)

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