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.
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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.
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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.