COVID-19: Death toll now 1,173 as NCDC confirms 145 fresh cases




By Chibuike Nwabuko

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Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The death toll arising from COVID-19 in Nigeria has risen to 1,173 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced the confirmation of 145 fresh cases on Monday.

The NCDC which disclosed this via it’s twitter handle late monday night informed that total confirmed cases have risen to 67,557 out of which 63,282 patients have been discharged since the index case was reported in the country on February 27 this year.

According to the health agency, the fresh cases were recorded in eight states including the FCT with Lagos State, the epicentre of the novel virus coming top on the chat with 49 cases followed by the FCT with 34 cases.

Others are: Kaduna-34; Plateau-11; Oyo-7;
Bayelsa-5; Taraba-4 and Sokoto-1.

The NCDC said the total confirmed cases for each of the 36 states of the federation and FCT are as follows:



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