Nigeria recorded three deaths last week compared to nine in the previous week.
Nigeria recorded 155 new cases of COVID-19 and one death on Sunday, new data by the country’s infectious disease agency, NCDC, has shown.
With the latest update, Nigeria’s COVID-19 caseload has increased to 66,383, keeping it fifth among African countries hit hardest, behind Ethiopia, Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa.
The total death toll is now 1,167.
The 155 new cases are reported from 12 states – Lagos (60), Katsina (37), Kaduna (35), FCT (6), Ogun (4), Edo (3), Kwara (3), Rivers (2), Kano (2), Jigawa (1), Oyo (1), and Taraba (1).
With 60 new infections on Sunday, Lagos further stretched its lead on the number of infections to nearly 23,000, about a third of the country’s total.
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