COVID-19: Death toll now 1,221 as NCDC confirms 501 new cases




By Chibuike Nwabuko

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Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The COVID-19 death toll in Nigeria has risen to 1,221 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 501 new cases of #COVID-19 in the country on Sunday.

The report released by the health agency via it’s twitter handle said that 15 states including the FCT reported the new cases as follows:

Lagos-218
FCT-112
Kaduna-53
Plateau-24
Katsina-21
Kano-16
Yobe-14
Ondo-10
Ogun-9
Edo-7
Bayelsa-5
Rivers-4
Borno-4
Osun-2
Ekiti-2

This newly recorded infections brought the total confirmed cases to 78,434 out of which
68,303 have been discharged from various isolation facilities in Nigeria since the index case was reported in February.

The breakdown of the total confirmed cases are as follows:



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