COVID-19: Nigeria Records 352 Cases

Nigeria on Friday recorded a decline in its daily COVID cases on Friday.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,NCDC, 352 cases of COVID-19 infection was recorded in eight states and the federal capital territory.

Rivers State topped the infection chart with 119 cases, and is closely followed by Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease, with 106 cases.

While Gombe State ranked third on the log with 50 cases, the FCT followed with 36 cases.

Next is Delta and Kaduna states with 16 and 14 cases respectively, while Oyo and Taraba States reported five cases each.

Kano State came last on the log with a single case, while the NCDC noted that the duo of Plateau and Sokoto states reported that they recorded no cases on Friday.

The new cases have raised Nigeria’s infection toll to 250,361, while the fatality toll still stands at 3,092.

The data also shows a significant decrease in the number of active cases from over 25,000 cases as of January 13, 2022, to 23, 768 cases on Friday.

The disease centre also noted that a total of 223,495 people have been successfully treated and discharged in Nigeria.





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