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COVID-19: NCDC confirms 84 new infections from 13 States

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By Abujah Racheal
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 84 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 163,736.

The NCDC also revealed on its official Twitter on Saturday that a death had been recorded and 25 dismissals had been obtained in the past 24 hours.

He said the breakdown of new infections by states was Lagos-26, Akwa Ibom-16, Rivers-10, Ebonyi-9, Abia-6, Kano-6, Osun-3, Bauchi-2, Delta-2, Edo – 1, Jigawa-1, Kaduna-1 and Ogun-1.

He said that of all the confirmed cases, 154,098 have been released and 2,060 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The health agency said the number of active cases in the country as of April 10 was 7,520.

He said a multisectoral National Emergency Operations Center (COU), activated at level 3, continued to coordinate national response activities in the country.

NCDC said the country had tested 1,803,177 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced in February 2020 (NAN)

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