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NCDC Records 48 New COVID-19, No Fresh Death





Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 48 new cases of coronavirus infection in five states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The new figure brings the total number of confirmed cases to 166,146, according to official data released by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night.

Lagos took the lead with 22 new cases, followed by Rivers and Enugu with 11 cases each, while KadunaFCT and Gombe recorded one case each.





According to NCDC’s data, no new death was recorded from the virus which has already claimed 2,071 lives.

The data also shows that 156,529 people have been successfully treated and discharged after testing negative to the virus.




With a population of about 200 million, Nigeria has only conducted over two million tests and has so far vaccinated 1,929,237 million people with Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.

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