Again, Nigeria’s New COVID-19 Cases Rise

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Nigeria recorded 1,056 new confirmed cases and 21 deaths death, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported on Tuesday.

Of the number from 21 states including Federal Capital Territory, Lagos State is leading with 214, followed by Osun (120), FCT (116), Plateau (88), Ebonyi (75), Kwara (73), Gombe (70), and Ondo (57).

Others are Rivers (47), Akwa Ibom (38), Edo (25), Oyo (23), Kano (22), Delta (19) Katsina (18), Borno (16), Nasarawa (13), Ekiti (8), Ogun (8), Bauchi (4), Benue(1) and Jigawa (1).

NCDC tweeted on Tuesday, February 9, ”Till date, 141447 cases have been confirmed, 115755 cases have been discharged and 1694 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

”A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC) activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.’’

Meanwhile, it stated ”Our discharges today includes 478 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.’’