COVID-19 Infections Beats 90,000 In Nigeria – NCDC

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NCDC says COVID-19 infections have beaten 90,000 in Nigeria, as the country continues to battle the second wave of the pandemic.

It was gathered that nearly 1000 people were tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 90,080.

This is according to an update Sunday night by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

Nigeria, on Sunday, also reported nine additional deaths from COVID-19 complications as the spike in new cases continues to feed through into fatalities.

The total death tally from the COVID-19 disease in Nigeria rose to 1,311 with the addition of the nine new deaths, the NCDC announced late Sunday.

In the past 16 days, there have been 99 recorded deaths from the coronavirus.

Since early December, there has been a spike in coronavirus cases in Nigeria.

The 917 new cases were reported from 17 states FCT (222), Lagos (214), Kaduna (119), Plateau (92), Nasarawa (50), Oyo (41), Adamawa (33), Ondo (32), Abia (28), Ogun (19), Rivers (17), Kano (16), Yobe (14), Edo (8), Anambra (6), Ekiti (5) and Jigawa (1).

The FCT led with 222 new cases followed by Lagos with 214 new infections on Sunday.

Meanwhile the federal authorities have ordered the reopening of all isolation and treatment centres in the country.

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