20 Die from COVID-19 in Nigeria in 24 Hours

No fewer than 20 people died from complications related to the coronavirus disease in Nigeria within the last 24 hours, the country’s health agency has said.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in a statement on Twitter, said it recorded 506 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 139,748.

Nigeria recorded a sharp drop in COVID-19 cases against 1,588 on February 6

The health agency said that 20 deaths were, however, recorded, pushing the casualty figure from 1,647 to 1,667, in the last 24 hours in the country.

It said that the 506 new infections were reported from 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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NCDC stated that Ondo state led the chart with 90 new infections on Sunday, followed by Kwara 89 and River 53.

It said that 968 COVID-19 patients successfully treated were discharged from isolation centres across the country.

Other people discharged included 360 community recoveries in Lagos State, 138 in Osun State, 121 in Plateau State, 89 in Imo State and 38 in Kano State managed in line with its guidelines.

The NCDC said that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, is coordinating response activities nationwide.

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