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Lagos, five others report 31 new COVID-19 cases

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Yusuff Moshood

Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and four other states have recorded 31 new COVID-19 infections, according to figures released on Saturday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.

According to the NCDC, the 31 new cases were recorded from the FCT and five other states.

Lagos reported 15 new cases, Gombe – 5, Akwa Ibom – 4, FCT–3, while Kaduna and Kwara state each reported two new infections.

The NCDC says this latest report includes: “0 cases from Bauchi, Ekiti, Nasarawa, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, and Sokoto States”.

According to the health agency, the 31 new COVID-19 infections have brought the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 166,285.

The health agency also noted that 156,557 COVID-19 patients have so far recovered and have been discharged in the country.

The NCDC also reported no new COVID-19 related death, noting that the toll from the virus is still 2,071.

It said that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Level 3, had continued to coordinate the national response activities.

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