COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 536 new cases

Nnenna Okoronkwo, Abuja

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Nigeria has confirmed 536 new cases of the deadly coronavirus also known as COVID-19.

Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control NCDC confirmed the cases on Sunday morning via its official Facebook page.

According to NCDC, “The 536 new cases are reported from 13 States -Lagos-259, Rivers-90, Oyo-46, Edo-43, Kaduna-29, FCT-25, Cross River-12, Nasarawa-10, Osun-6, Gombe-5, Kano-5, Ogun-5, Jigawa-1.”

Today’s report includes 90 cases reported for Rivers State for 31st December 2021 (58), and 1st January 2022 (32), 198 recoveries reported for Rivers State for 31st December 2021 (122), and 1st January 2022 (68), 4 States with zero cases reported: Bauchi, Ekiti, Ondo, and Plateau

These latest figures bring the total number of confirmed cases to 242,877 with 214,778 discharged and 3033 deaths.

 

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