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COVID-19 In Nigeria: 5 Deaths, 144 New Cases

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COVID-19 In Nigeria: There Were 5 Additional Deaths And 144 New Cases On Tuesday, November 16.

In the latest health news in Nigeria, there have been 8 additional COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria. The number of deaths has increased to 2973.

Imo State recorded the highest number of COVID-19 in Nigeria cases. 13 other states recorded about 144 new cases. This was the update released by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday, November 17.

See the latest health news in Nigeria here.

The record of 26 COVID-19 related deaths reported on October 25 still remains the highest in recent time.

Imo State leads with a record of 38 new cases. Plateau and Lagos State follows with 20 and 17 new cases respectively. FCT follows with a record of 16 new cases.

See the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, recorded from Tuesday, November 16.

Imo – 38.

Plateau – 20

Lagos – 17.

FCT – 16.

Kwara – 15.

Zamfara – 15.

Ondo – 7

Rivers – 5

Taraba – 4

Oyo – 3

Bauchi – 2

Edo – 1

Ekiti – 1.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control said the record of 20 new COVID-19 infections increased the number of infections in the country. Nigeria has now recorded 213,321.

The total number of deaths is currently 2, 973.

Active cases: 4142

However, the NCDC reports a record of 206,206 COVID-19 patients who have recovered and have been discharged.

Also, read the latest health news on the deadline of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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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