Oyo takes the lead as Nigeria records 643 new COVID-19 cases
As the fight against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 643 new cases of the deadly virus in 18 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update on Monday, February 8, 2021.
The centre further disclosed that Oyo recorded 88 new cases, the highest for the day.
Other states with new cases include Lagos-86, Rivers-55, Edo-54, Akwa Ibom-53, Adamawa-52, Plateau-45, Kaduna-41, FCT-34, Kwara-27, Benue-20, Kano-19, Delta-18, Nasarawa-16, Niger-15, Bayelsa-11, Borno-5, Bauchi-2, and Sokoto-2.
The agency also disclosed that they were 744 community recoveries in Lagos State, 100 in Rivers State, 78 in Plateau State, 72 in Kaduna State and 2 in Benue managed in line with guidelines.
Nigeria now has a total of 140,391 confirmed cases. 114,635 patients have been discharged so far with 1,673 deaths recorded.
In a related news, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that as the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 506 new cases of the deadly virus in 20 states and the federal capital territory.
This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in its daily update on Sunday February 7.
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