COVID-19: Nigeria’s cases near 62,000 following confirmation of 62 new infections

Posted by News Express | 26 October 2020 | 649 times

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, announced that the country has recorded 62 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 61,992.

The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Sunday night.

The centre also said that the number of fatalities has risen to 1,130 after recording one new death, while 57,465 people have been discharged from the isolation centres after full recovery.

"On the 25th of October 2020, 62 new confirmed cases and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 61992 cases have been confirmed, 57465 cases have been discharged and 1130 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 62 new cases are reported from 11 states- Taraba (18), Ogun (15), FCT (6), Kaduna (6), Katsina (4), Ondo (4), Ekiti (3), Rivers (3), Kano (1), Osun (1), Sokoto (1),” the NCDC said.

•Adapted from a Nigerian Tribune report.

Source: News Express

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