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17 states, FCT file 497 new COVID-19 instances, no demise


Amarachi Okeh

17 states and the Federal Capital Territory reported 497 new instances of COVID-19 on Saturday, in line with the figures launched on Sunday by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official web site on Sunday.

Based on NCDC, the 497 new instances have been recorded from Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Kwara, Osun, Oyo, Rivers, and 11 different states.

Lagos reported the very best numbers for brand new infections with 211 new instances. New COVIS-19 instances reported by different states was as follows: Akwa Ibom – 80, Kwara -73, Osun -29, Oyo -17, Rivers -17, Cross River -15, Edo-14, Anambra -9, Ogun -8, Ekiti -6, Bayelsa -4, FCT-4, Plateau -4, Bauchi -2, Nasarawa -2 with Kaduna and Jigawa reporting a single case every.

The well being company mentioned the 497 new COVID-19 infections have introduced the variety of confirmed COVID-19 instances within the nation to 173,908

Nonetheless, 164, 994 COVID-19 sufferers have recovered and have been discharged within the nation, the company mentioned.

With no deaths reported, the demise toll from the virus stays 2,149, NCDC mentioned.

It added {that a} multi-sectoral nationwide Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Degree 2, had continued to coordinate the nationwide response actions.

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