Nigeria records 1131 new cases of COVID-19
As the fight against COVID-19 becomes tougher, Nigeria has recorded 1131 new cases of the deadly virus in 21 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease (NCDC) in its daily update on Wednesday, February 10.
According to the centre, Lagos recorded 297 while the FCT recorded 194 new cases.
Other states with fresh cases include Kaduna-83, Kano-59, Oyo-58, Taraba-53, Imo-52, Osun-47, Plateau-45, Edo-43, Akwa Ibom-42, Rivers-42, Ogun-29, Kwara-24 Benue-21 Nasarawa-16, Ekiti-7, Bauchi-6, Delta-6, Bayelsa-4, Sokoto-2 and Gombe-1.
Nigeria now has 142, 578 confirmed cases of the disease. 116, 947 patients have so far been treated and discharged,. Sadly, 1,702 deaths have been recorded.
In other news, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has warned that the Coronavirus pandemic is spreading fast, causing mild symptoms in some victims and severe illnesses and death in others.
Ihekweazu disclosed this on Monday in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
He said that many victims have continued to experience fatigue and other symptoms even after recovery.
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