COVID-19 in Nigeria

COVID-19 In Nigeria: 33 New Deaths, 125 New Cases

COVID-19 In Nigeria: 33 New Deaths, 125 New Cases

In the latest health news in Nigeria, there has been an increased number of COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria.

The epi-center of COVID-19 in Nigeria, Lagos State and nine other states recorded about 125 new cases. This was the update released by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday, October 17.

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An alarming record of 33 COVID-19 related deaths was reported from the same date.

Taking over the epi-center in the numbers of COVID-19 cases, the FCT records 45 new cases. The other state with a disturbing record is Kaduna with 34 new cases.

See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Sunday, October 17.

FCT – 45

Kaduna – 34

Rivers – 11

Lagos – 10

 Osun – 10

Oyo – 9

Jigawa – 2

Edo – 2

Kano – 2

Plateau – 1

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said the record of 125 new COVID-19 infections have increased the number of infections in the country. Nigeria has now recorded 209,298.

The total number of deaths is currently 2, 837.

However, the NCDC reports a record of 197,143 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged.

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The health agency said the 125 new COVID-19 infections have brought the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 209,298.

Again, the agency has lauded the activities of the National Emergency Operations Centre.

It added that a multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre activated at Level 2 had coordinated the national response.

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