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Covid-19 deaths Toll hit 1,319 as NCDC confirms 1354 infections

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Nigeria has recorded an unprecedented 1354 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

The new figure is higher than the 1,204 cases set on Monday.

According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Lagos also posted a new record 712 cases, more than the 645 reported on Monday.

The public health agency added that the 1,304 cases came from 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja, noting that agos accounted for 55 per cent of the total.

NCDC added that there was one death recorded overnight, making the death toll reach 1,319.

It said that: “Our discharges today include 324 community recoveries in Lagos State and 137 community recoveries in FCT managed in line with guidelines,” NCDC said.

Here is the breakdown of the cases Tuesday:

Lagos-712
FCT-145
Plateau-117
Kwara-81
Kaduna-54
Sokoto-39
Oyo-38
Rivers-37
Gombe-21
Enugu-20
Akwa Ibom-16
Bauchi-14
Delta-14
Ebonyi-13
Anambra-9
Taraba-8
Edo-8
Kano-3
Osun-2
Ekiti-2
Ogun-1

92,705 confirmed
76,396 discharged
1,319 deaths