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Nigeria records 443 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 45,687

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria is now 45,687 after the country recorded 443 more cases of the novel coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed announced the latest figure of persons who have been infected with the virus on Friday night via its Twitter handle.

The new infections were recorded in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 17 other states of the federation.

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Unlike previous cases, Plateau overtook Lagos by 33 cases thus recording 103 infections with the nation’s commercial capital trailing behind with 70 cases.

The FCT, on the other hand, came third on the list with 60 cases.

Other states with new infections include Ondo – 35, Edo and Rivers – 27, Kaduna – 20, Osun – 19, Borno and Oyo – 18, Kwara – 11, Adamawa – 9, Nasarawa – 7, Gombe – 6, Bayelsa and Imo – 4, Bauchi and Ogun – 2 and Kano – 1.

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