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COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,964 new cases, highest-ever daily figure

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, confirmed 1,964 new COVID-19 cases.

This is now the record number of new infections in one day.

NCDC also announced that seven deaths had been recorded across Nigeria within 24 hours.

This brings the total number of recorded cases to 116,655, with 93,646 discharged cases and a total death toll of 1,485.

Lagos, the epicentre of the pandemic in Nigeria, reported 824 new cases while the FCT posted 246 infections.

Other regions with new cases include Plateau (166), Kaduna (128), Ogun (76), Nasarawa (74), Anambra (69), Edo (50), Rivers (45), Ondo (44), Niger (40), Oyo (38), Adamawa (35), Kano (31), Akwa Ibom (27), Gombe (19), Kwara (13), Ekiti (12), Delta (6), Kebbi (6), Bauchi (5), Ebonyi (4), Osun (3), and Zamfara (1).

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