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COVID-19: Nigeria Records More 22 Deaths as Infections soar

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Nigeria has recorded 1,861 new cases of COVID-19 making it the second highest daily new infection in less one week.

According to the figure released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC in a late night tweet on Wednesday, showed that Nigeria recorded 22 deaths, 100,365 recoveries out of its 126,160 confirmed cases.

The breakdown of the new infections reported in the 23 states shows that Lagos topped the chart with 773 cases, up from the 478 cases posted the previous day, followed by FCT with 285 cases, up from the 211 cases recorded on Tuesday.

Oyo reported 138 cases, with a rise from the 21 cases recorded the previous day, Rivers posted 111 cases, also a rise from the 72 cases recorded on Tuesday.

Others are: Plateau (92), Nasarawa (83), Kaduna (59), Enugu (57), Imo (57), Edo (43), Kano (27), Kwara (20), Ebonyi (19), Abia (17), Ogun (12), Osun (12), Katsina (8), Bayelsa (6), Bauchi (5), Delta (5), Borno (4), Jigawa (4), and Zamfara (1).

Meanwhile, Nigeria has so far conducted 1,270,523 tests with calls for more testing.

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