COVID-19: Nigeria records death as NCDC confirms 246 new cases


Nigeria on Saturday recorded one coronavirus death as 246 fresh cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

According to the NCDC, this brings the total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 66,228.

The public health agency said that 102 COVID-19 patients were discharged within the period across the country.

It also stated that a total of 61,884 patients have recovered from the disease, adding that death toll has risen to 1,166.

The health agency stated that the new cases were reported in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory, with Lagos recording 66 new infections.

Other states with high number of new cases included Plateau, 63, FCT, 48, Kaduna, 21, Bayelsa, 19 and Rivers, 12.



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