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Nigeria records 612 new cases of COVID-19 in 7 states, Abuja

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Nigeria records 612 new cases of COVID-19 in 7 states, Abuja

Nigeria records 612 new cases of COVID-19 in 7 states, Abuja

Nigeria has recorded 612 new cases of coronavirus infections in seven states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for Saturday, December 11, 2021.

Since the Omicron COVID-19 variant was detected in Nigeria, there has been a surge in daily cases reported by the NCDC.

A breakdown of Saturday’s report showed that Lagos, the hardest-hit state, recorded the highest number of new positive samples with 483 cases, followed by FCT and Rivers with 49 and 38 new infections, respectively.

Other states with new COVID-19 cases on Saturday include Oyo (31), Delta (5), Ekiti (4), Bauchi (1) and Jigawa (1).

The agency, however, said the cases reported include a backlog of one infection from Bauchi state.

The fatality toll remains 2,981 — as the agency reported no new death on Saturday.

Meanwhile, 42 patients were confirmed to have been discharged across the country on Saturday.

Of the new recoveries, 38 were recorded in Bauchi.

A total of 217,063 coronavirus cases have now been confirmed across the country, out of which 207,703 patien ts have recovered.

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