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Nigeria records 64 new COVID-19 cases, says NCDC

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Nigeria records 64 new COVID-19 cases, says NCDC

By Abujah Racheal

Nigeria recorded 64 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

The new figure, according to the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC), brought the total number of infections in the country to 166,982.

The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that Nigeria registered 102 on Tuesday.

The agency said the 64 new cases were reported in 10 states.

The NCDC said the states are Yobe (18), Lagos (16), Delta (10), Katsina (seven), Gombe (five), Edo (two), Kano (two), Rivers (two), Kaduna ( a), and Kwara (a).

The center also said that 2,180,444 people have so far been tested for COVID-19.

The NCDC added that 69 people were released on Wednesday after recovering from the infection, with the total number cured of the virus estimated at 163,328, while 2,117 have died.

He added that a national multisectoral emergency operations center, activated at level II, continues to coordinate national response activities. (NAA)

(NAN)

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