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Nigeria records 643 new COVID-19 cases, total infections rise to 34,259

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Nigeria has reported 643 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 34,259.

This is according to the latest figures released on Wednesday night in a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Lagos State maintained its lead position with 230 new infections with the FCT having 51 cases.

The remaining 18 states with news infections are:

Oyo, 69,
Edo – 43,
Osun – 35,
Rivers and Ebonyi each having 30 cases,
Kaduna – 28,
Ogun – 27,
Ondo – 23,
Plateau – 20,
Benue – 17,
Enugu – 16,
Imo – 10.

Others include :
Delta – 6,
Kano – 4,
Nasarawa – 2,
Kebbi
and Ekiti each having 1 case.

NCDC however, noted that a total of 13,999 patients have recovered and been discharged, while the country’s death toll stands at 760.

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