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Covid-19: 90 fresh cases in Nigeria as death toll hits 2,898

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) has confirmed a record of 90 new cases and additional two deaths from the Covid-19 pandemic

Details of the recent spike was disclosed on the commission’s daily Covid-19 report on Tuesday morning.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 90 additional cases reported on Monday indicate an increase from the 74 cases reported in the country the previous day.

With the increased number of fatalities recorded, the death toll from the virus in Nigeria now stands at 2,898.

The commission also revealed that the total infection from the pandemic currently stands at 212,051 while a total of 203,338 Nigerians have been discharged nationwide.

According to the NCDC, Lagos topped the infection chart with 33 cases, out of which 22 cases were reported as a backlog for October 31.

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The FCT followed with 15 cases; Nasarawa in the North-central, 14 cases while Cross River and Rivers States in the South-south reported 11 cases each.

Also, Kano State recorded three cases; Bayelsa, two cases while Kaduna reported a single case.

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The NCDC affirms that Delta, Edo, Plateau, and Sokoto States have no records of new cases.

The country currently has 5,688 active coronavirus cases, while a total of 3,298,966 blood samples have been tested since the pandemic began across the country. (NAN)

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