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COVID-19 infections in Nigeria rise to 116,655


COVID-19 infections in Nigeria have risen to 116,655 as announced by  the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

The health agency said that the country recorded 1,964 new cases in the last 24 hours

The public health agency said this on its Twitter handle on Thursday

It was also gathered  that seven additional people died from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,485.

1,964 new infections were recorded in 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in

Lagos, recorded the highest cases with  with 824 new infections, the FCT came second with 246, followed and Plateau had 166 infections.

The breakdown of others are: 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.