676 new COVID-19 cases take Nigeria’s total to 131,918. Deaths, recoveries updated

Nigeria on Monday recorded 676 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 1,607 as of Monday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 131,918.

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However, Nigeria has recorded 106, 275 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country last year.

The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (227), Rivers (73), Niger (69), Plateau (56), FCT (50), Kano (44), Oyo (43), Ogun (27), Gombe (18), and Ondo (15).

Others are – Enugu (10), Osun (10), Cross River (8), Edo (8), Nasarawa (7), Bauchi (4), Kaduna (3), Ekiti (2), and Zamfara (2).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 131,918.

“Discharged: 106,275 AND Deaths: 1,607.”

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